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Jerrim, John; Lopez-Agudo, Luis Alejandro; Marcenaro-Gutierrez, Oscar David – Journal of Economic Education, 2022
Financial literacy is a competence that extends to many aspects of everyday life. The Great Recession has recently highlighted its relevance and the importance of financial literacy training in the school curricula. The authors use PISA 2015 data to investigate the link between financial education and young people's financial literacy across 15…
Descriptors: Financial Education, Financial Literacy, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students
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Chen, Qihui; Tian, Guoqiang; Okediji, Tade O. – Journal of Economic Education, 2014
The authors of this article implement a quasi-experimental strategy to estimate peer effects in economic education by exploiting the institutional setting in a large public university in China, where roommates are randomly assigned conditional on a student's major and province of origin. They found significant impacts of peer academic quality,…
Descriptors: Quasiexperimental Design, Evidence, Economics Education, Peer Influence
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Chow, Gregory C. – Journal of Economic Education, 1988
Offers examples to show that most existing forms of economic analysis are applicable to Chinese economics. Argues that, before new economic tools are developed for China, one should understand the usefulness as well as the limitations of the existing tools. (BSR)
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Economic Factors, Economic Research, Economics
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Hu, Teh-wei – Journal of Economic Education, 1988
Evaluates the current state of teaching about the U.S. economy in the People's Republic of China. Provides information to promote a better understanding of the background of economics of students coming from China to the United States as well as providing information to U.S. economists planning on teaching about the economy of China. (BSR)
Descriptors: Capitalism, Cross Cultural Studies, Economics, Economics Education
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Shen, Ruth; Shen, T. Y. – Journal of Economic Education, 1993
Reports on a study of economic knowledge and attitudes of 873 upper secondary school, Chinese students. Finds that Chinese students performed better than northern California students on the Test of Economic Literacy. Concludes that the relatively high level of economic knowledge and the impact of Western economic ideas will encourage further…
Descriptors: Capitalism, Comparative Education, Curriculum Design, Economics