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dc.contributor.authorErskine, Michele
dc.contributor.authorKier, Cheryl A.
dc.contributor.authorLeung, Ambrose
dc.contributor.authorSproule, Robert
dc.identifier.citationErskine, M., Kier, C., Leung, A., & Sproule, R. (2006). Peer crowds, work experience, and financial saving behaviour of young Canadians. Journal of Economic Psychology, 27, 262-284.en
dc.description.abstractThe objective of this study is to examine predictors of young people's saving behaviour. The results from probit analysis, using a national survey of 1806 Canadians aged 12–24, reveal that individuals from peer groups identified as adult- or achievement-oriented are more likely to save money, especially for future schooling. The results also show that while workers, both students and non-students, are more likely to save money for the future in general, only students who are part-time workers save money for future school tuition. The use of peer groups and labour market participation to segment theen
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dc.publisherJournal of Economic Psychologyen
dc.subjectAdolescents and young peopleen
dc.subjectChoice behaviouren
dc.titlePeer crowds, work experience, and financial saving behaviour of young Canadiansen

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