ERIC Number: ED321007
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Understanding the Economics of Families. Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Western Regional Home Management-Family Economics Educators (24th, Honolulu, Hawaii, November 7-9, 1984).
Dickson, Carol Anne, Ed.
These proceedings consist of 14 papers some of which are followed by responses or discussant comments. The papers are: Thrifty Food Plan: New and Improved" (Cude, Walker); "Automated Teller Machines: Perceived Impact on Consumer Spending" (Greninger, Kitt, Hampton); "A Comparison of the Attitudes and Behaviors of Utah Men and Women in Their Roles as Primary Household Food Shoppers" (Langrehr, Langrehr); "Self-Employed Women's Use of Time" (Longstreth, Stafford, Mauldin); "A Demographic Profile of Investors in Nevada" (Zimmerman, Tripple); "The Norris Case: Implications and Applications of the Supreme Court Decision on Pension Plan Benefits" (Emberson); "Supporting Adult Volunteers as Non-Formal Educators" (Fong); "Evaluation of Economic Impact of Kentucky State University's Family Development and Management Program" (Jeffiers); "Financial Management Practices of Remarried Families" (Lown); "Time Used for Household Work: Comparisons for Farm, Rural Nonfarm, and Urban Women" (Meiners, Olson); "An Investigation of Economic and Other Factors Influencing Rural Families Energy Use Decisions" (Pedersen); "Using Microcomputers in Family Economics and Home Management" (Wesswick); "The Effect of Structural Modification on Energy Conservation Behaviors" (Beck); and "Education and Earnings of Young Men: Effects of Living in a Single-Parent Family" (Krein). An addendum contains four additional papers: "A Path Approach to Income Utility and Distribution in the Household" (Berry); "Household Equipment--An Anachronism?" (Burton); "Economic Pressures on Women: Update" (Drennen, Makela); and "A Comparison of Two Personal Financial Management Programs--'Dollars and Sense' and 'Home Accountant Plus' for the IBM PC" (Onodera). (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Automation, Consumer Economics, Consumer Education, Employed Women, Energy Conservation, Family Life, Family Life Education, Home Economics, Home Management, Investment, Microcomputers, Money Management, Purchasing, Retirement Benefits, Sex Differences, Time Management, Volunteers
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Western Region Home Management Family Economics Educators, Corvallis, OR.; Hawaii Univ., Manoa. Dept. of Human Resources.
Note: For related proceedings, see CE 052 262-265. Tables contain small type.