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McCabe, Mark J.; Snyder, Christopher M.; Fagin, Anna – Journal of Academic Librarianship, 2013
Economists have built a theory to understand markets in which, rather than selling directly to buyers, suppliers sell through a platform, which controls prices on both sides. The theory has been applied to understand markets ranging from telephony, to credit cards, to media. In this paper, we apply the theory to the market for scholarly journals,…
Descriptors: Periodicals, Scholarship, Access to Information, Electronic Publishing
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Letkiewicz, Jodi; Lim, Hanna; Heckman, Stuart; Bartholomae, Suzanne; Fox, Jonathan J.; Montalto, Catherine P. – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2014
This study uses an integrative persistence model to examine college students' expected time-to-degree as a function of sociological and economic factors. The data used in this study are from the 2010 Ohio Student Financial Wellness Survey (SFWS), a web-based survey of undergraduate college students. Of the students surveyed, 25% indicated that…
Descriptors: Graduation Rate, Predictor Variables, Predictive Validity, Time to Degree
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Workman, Jane E.; Freeburg, Beth Winfrey – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2008
This study describes the type and nature of promotional items distributed on university campuses to students; college students typically are in a stage of life characterized by identity exploration. Among 241 students, 90% received at least one promotional item (e.g.,T-shirts, pens/pencils, magnets, calendars, water bottles); 58% received at least…
Descriptors: College Students, Campuses, Advertising, Identification
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Raghubir, Priya; Srivastava, Joydeep – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 2008
This article examines consumer spending as a function of payment mode both when the modes differ in terms of payment coupling (association between purchase decision and actual parting of money) and physical form as well as when the modes differ only in terms of form. Study 1 demonstrates that consumers are willing to spend more when a credit card…
Descriptors: Credit (Finance), Consumer Economics, Psychological Patterns, Behavior Patterns
Bay-Williams, Jennifer M.; Bush, Sarah B.; Peters, Susan A.; McGatha, Maggie B. – National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2015
To succeed in college, career, and life, students need to become financially literate. But understanding the basics of a long-term investment or a short-term loan is not enough without the math skills to make financially sound choices. In the already full curriculum of middle schools today, how can teachers find room to include financial literacy?…
Descriptors: Money Management, Middle School Students, Teaching Methods, Mathematical Concepts
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Kiyici, Mubin – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2012
Internet is an important facilitator for human and humans use this medium almost every phase. As a shopping medium, internet attract human so attract researcher. Younger people can adapt newer technologies so they can adapt internet as shopping tool. In this research it is tried to define college of education students' online shopping behavior and…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Familiarity, Internet, Credit (Finance)
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Kalousova, Lucie; Burgard, Sarah A. – Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 2013
Most American households carry debt, yet we have little understanding of how debt influences health behavior, especially health care seeking. We examined associations between foregone medical care and debt using a population-based sample of 914 southeastern Michigan residents surveyed in the wake of the late-2000s recession. Overall debt and…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Health Behavior, Organizations (Groups), Medical Services
Pinto, Mary Beth; Mansfield, Phylis M. – Journal of Student Financial Aid, 2006
College students today face heavy student loan debt that is intensified by the amount of credit card debt they carry. This study provides a profile of financially at-risk students based on their credit card usage behavior. When compared to the non-financially at-risk students, those in the financially at-risk group were found to have higher…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Loan Programs, Student Financial Aid, Debt (Financial)
Hathaway, Ian; Khatiwada, Sameer – Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, 2008
In this paper we provide a comprehensive critical analysis of research that has investigated the impact of financial education programs on consumer financial behavior. In light of the evidence, we recommend that future programs be highly targeted towards a specific audience and area of financial activity (e.g. home-ownership or credit card…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Money Management, Consumer Education, Consumer Economics
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Grimes, Amanda; Baker, Michele – Health Education & Behavior, 2020
Introduction: Despite the known health benefits of biking, within the last year, 46% of college students reported not riding a bike. This trend indicates a need to explore interventions to increase bicycling. The purpose of this study was to examine how a free membership to a citywide bike share system, with a campus docking station, affected…
Descriptors: College Students, Health Behavior, Transportation, Physical Activities
Kasman, Matt; Heuberger, Benjamin; Hammond, Ross A. – Brookings Institution, 2018
The lack of basic financial knowledge and skills among youth today is of national concern. American high school students routinely fail tests that evaluate their financial knowledge and are ill-prepared to face important decisions about borrowing, saving, investing, and planning for their financial futures. The consequences of these low levels of…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Money Management, State Standards, Academic Standards
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Robb, Cliff A.; Moody, Beth; Abdel-Ghany, Mohamed – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2012
Data collected from two major universities (one in the Midwest and one in the Southeast) in the United States were used to analyze student persistence behavior and perceptions of debt. Results from four separate logistic regression analyses suggested that financial factors play a significant role in student persistence behavior as well as in…
Descriptors: Debt (Financial), Credit (Finance), Academic Persistence, Performance Factors
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Yoon, Intae – Journal of Social Work Education, 2012
Cross-sectional data reveal alarming financial situations among 2009 MSW graduates from 25 states and their loan decisions (N=260). More than a quarter of the participants owe at least $40,000 in educational loans from their MSW degree, and 30% borrowed at least $30,000 of their total college education debt. Expensive credit cards are used more…
Descriptors: National Surveys, Graduate Surveys, Financial Problems, Debt (Financial)
Schargel, Franklin P. – Eye on Education, 2012
Reduce your school's dropout rate, help improve teaching and learning, and develop stronger relationships with parents and the community. This book showcases the collected efforts of dedicated educators from across the country, selected and presented by one of today's leading experts in dropout prevention, Franklin Schargel. Easily indexed…
Descriptors: Expertise, School Safety, Dropout Rate, Dropout Prevention
Snyder, Robin M. – Association Supporting Computer Users in Education, 2014
The Raspberry Pi is a credit card size low powered compute board with Ethernet connection, HDMI video output, audio, full Linux operating system run from an SD card, and more, all for $45. With cables, SD card, etc., the cost is about $70. Originally designed to help teach computer science principles to low income children and students, the Pi has…
Descriptors: Computers, Open Source Technology, Power Technology, Internet
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