ERIC Number: ED398391
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Consumer Interests Annual. Annual Conference of the American Council on Consumer Interests (42nd, Nashville, Tennessee, March 27-30, 1996).
Folk, Karen Fox, Ed.
Among the 99 conference papers presented are the following: "Whither the Consumer Interest: The Role of Consumer Education and Research in an Era of Public Reinvention" (Colien Hefferan); "The Scientific Foundations of Consumer Advice: Some Comments" (E. Scott Maynes); "Self-Employment: A Viable Economic Alternative for the California Hispanic Population" (Patricia D. Olson, Virginia Solis Zuiker, Catherine P. Montalto); "Determinants of Information Search Behavior: The Case of Saving and Borrowing Decisions" (Yoon G. Jang); "An Analysis of Household Expenditures on Educational Goods and Services" (Sandra J. Huston); "Child Care: Parental Search and Decision-Making" (D. Elizabeth Kiss, Brenda J. Cude); "Hours of Employment and Undergraduate Grades" (Mary E. Pritchard); "Utilizing Focus Group Interviews for Testing Theoretical Framework Viability" (Julie Johnson-Hillery, Jikyeong Kang); "Factors that Contribute to the Wage Gap between Black and White Women" (Tiffanye H. Porter); "A Financial Crisis Clinic Supported by Consumer Affairs Students" (Wendy L. Reiboldt); "A Decade in Perspective 1985-94: A Content Analysis of the Journal of Consumer Affairs'" (Elizabeth M. Dolan, Frances C. Lawrence); "Income Sources and Education Expenditures for Single-Mother Families: Implications for Public Policy" (Yoon G. Jang); "Informal Money Management Education: Perceptions of Teens and Parents" (Cathy Faulcon Bowen); "Project-Based Learning for Consumer Voice and Customer Service" (John Kushman): "Perceived Usefulness of Credit and Insolvency Measures among Financial Planners and Educators" (Sue Alexander Greninger and others); "Consumers and Cyberspace: Inequitable Distribution of Information" (Alice Simon); "Welfare Reform and Self-Sufficiency in Wisconsin: Will It Work?" (Karen F. Folk); "Changes in the Child Support Enforcement Environment during the 1980s: Effect on the Educational Attainment of Young Adults" (Pedro M. Hernandez, Andrea H. Beller); "The Roles of Education and Regulation in Protecting Consumers: A Federal Reserve System Case Study of Uninsured Bank Products" (Jeanne M. Hogarth); "Consumer Information Meets the Information Highway: Old Dog--New Tricks?" (Lydia Shevchuk); "Determinants of Fathers as Primary Child Care Providers in Working Families" (David C. Burchfield); and "Parental Marital History and Child Measured Cognitive Development" (Michele L. Ver Ploeg). (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Consumer Economics, Consumer Education, Consumer Protection, Day Care, Educational Attainment, Educational Research, Information Seeking, Money Management, Research Methodology, Research Reports, Research Utilization, Secondary Education, Welfare Reform
American Council on Consumer Interests, 240 Stanley Hall, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Council on Consumer Interests, Columbia, MO.