Financial literacy among Australian university students

Beal, Diana and Delpachitra, Sarath (2003) Financial literacy among Australian university students. Economic Papers: a Journal of Applied Economics and Policy, 22 (1). pp. 65-78. ISSN 0812-0439

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Abstract

This research was undertaken as the prelude to a larger project to determine the financial literacy of the Australian population. Measuring the current state of preparedness provides a benchmark against which any improvements gained through financial education programs may be measured at a later stage. Additionally, the research instrument was structured so that the areas most or least in need of improvement were highlighted. The cohort sampled as the research population was the student body at the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) located south-east Queensland.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Author version deposited with the blanket permission of the publisher.
Depositing User: Dr Sarath Delpachitra
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - Department of Finance and Banking
Date Deposited: 22 Oct 2007 23:59
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:52
Uncontrolled Keywords: financial literacy; university students; Australia; Australian; University of Southern Queensland
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1502 Banking, Finance and Investment > 150299 Banking, Finance and Investment not elsewhere classified
13 Education > 1301 Education Systems > 130103 Higher Education
13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130203 Economics, Business and Management Curriculum and Pedagogy
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/3432

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