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Research Articles by YSU Professors

Comment Icon0 Many of the articles published in academic journals relating to financial literacy were published by professors at Youngstown State University. Dr. Ronald P. Volpe, Professor of Finance, Williamson College of Business Administration, has partnered with various other faculty & professionals to publish research findings in the area of financial literacy. Following is a list of links to some of their work:

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  • Financial Illiteracy and the Subprime Mortgage Crisis
    Ron Volpe, Professor of Finance, Williamson College of Business Administration, Youngstown State
    Kathleen E. Mumaw, Accounting & Finance Instructor, Williamson College of Business Administration, YSU
    Journal of Business and Accounting, Vol. 2, No. 1 (Fall 2009), 17-31
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  • A Survey of Board Financial Literacy
    Ron Volpe, Professor of Finance, Williamson College of Business Administration, Youngstown State
    Peter Woodlock, Professor of Accounting & Finance, Williamson College of Business Administration, YSU
    Corporate Finance Review, Vol. 12, No. 5 (March/April 2008), 16-21
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  • Financial Literacy, Education, and Services in the Workplace
    Haiyang Chen, Director E*Trade Financial Learning Center, Cotsakos College of Business, William Paterson
    Ronald P. Volpe, Professor of Finance, Williamson College of Business Administration, Youngstown State
    B>Quest (Business Quest): A Journal of Applied Topics in Business And Economics (2005)
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  • A Survey of Investment Literacy Among Online Investors
    Ronald P. Volpe, Professor of Finance, Williamson College of Business Administration, Youngstown State
    Joseph E. Kotel, Staff Accountant, Falcon Transport, Youngstown, Ohio
    Haiyang Chen, Professor Finance, Director E*Trade Financial Learning Center, Cotsakos College of Business
    Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education, 2002
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  • Personal Financial Literacy: The Missing Dimension in Business Education
    Ronald P. Volpe, Professor of Finance, Williamson College of Business Administration, Youngstown State
    Haiyang Chen, Professor of Finance, Williamson College of Business Administration, Youngstown State
    Joseph J. Pavlicko, M.B.A., Unites States International University in San Diego
    The Ohio Business Teacher, Volume LVIII, October 1999
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  • Personal Investment Literacy Among College Students: A Survey
    Ronald P. Volpe, Professor of Finance, Williamson College of Business Administration, Youngstown State
    Haiyang Chen, Professor of Finance, Williamson College of Business Administration, Youngstown State
    Joseph J. Pavlicko, Business Analyst for Blue Cross of Western Pennsylvania
    Financial Practice and Education, Fall/Winter 1996, 86-94

Business Databases: Finding Articles About Financial Literacy

Comment Icon0 Visit Maag Library’s Business Research Databases Guide for a complete list of databases available for locating business information.
Business Research Databases Handout

Comment Icon0 Use the databases listed below to search for articles and company information (mostly public). While these databases provide a good starting point for your research, other databases are also available. To view the complete list of available databases, go to the Maag Library Home Page and click on Research Databases on the left side of the screen under Quick Links.

Comment Icon0 Many articles may be found full-text within the databases, while others may be found in print in the bound journals on the sixth floor of the library. If you are having trouble locating the full text of an article, check Maag Journal Finder to view all print & electronic holdings for the journal. If MJF does not lead you to full text access of the article (print or electronic) use the Online Article Request Form to order the article electronically. InterLibrary Loan can locate most articles and will email you with a PDF attachment. This process takes approximately one week.

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Authentication to an OhioLINK database requires you to:

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  • Select your institution (Youngstown State University) then click on Submit.
  • Enter your last name followed by first name.
  • Enter your YSU ID# (number beginning with “Y” found on your YSU ID or in your portal account).
  • Enter your PASSWORD. **Until you set up a unique one in Your Library Record your YSU ID# is your password**
  • Click on Submit
  • Databases purchased individually by Maag Library require YSU username & password (same as YSU email).

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  • ACADEMIC SEARCH COMPLETE / OFF CAMPUS ACCESS
    ABOUT ACADEMIC SEARCH COMPLETE
    / ACADEMIC SEARCH GUIDE
    Designed specifically for academic institutions, ASC is the world’s most comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 10,900 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc.
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  • BUSINESS SOURCE COMPLETE / OFF CAMPUS ACCESS
    ABOUT BSC
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    BASIC SEARCH HELP SHEET / BSC USER GUIDE
    Scholarly business database, providing bibliographic and full text content. BSC provides full text journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM (Production & Operations Management), accounting, finance and economics. Additional full text, nonjournal content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, book digests, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry profiles, market research reports, product reviews, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more.
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  • ECONLIT / OFF CAMPUS ACCESS
    ABOUT ECONLIT

    EconLit, the American Economic Association’s electronic database, is the world’s foremost source of references to economic literature. The database contains more than 785,000 records from 1969-present. EconLit covers virtually every area related to economics.
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  • ELECTRONIC JOURNAL CENTER
    EJC HELP & TIPS
    Includes the full text of more than 7000 online research journals covering many subject areas. Most electronic indexes available to the Ohio academic community link from article citations to the full text in the EJC.
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  • JSTOR (Journal Storage) / OFF CAMPUS ACCESS
    JSTOR HELP & TRAINING

    Not-for-profit organization with a dual mission to create and maintain a trusted archive of important scholarly journals, and to provide access to these journals as widely as possible. JSTOR offers researchers the ability to retrieve high-resolution, scanned images of journal issues and pages as they were originally designed, printed, and illustrated. The journals archived in JSTOR span many disciplines.
    JSTOR is not a current issues database. Because of JSTOR’s archival mission, there is a gap, typically from 1 to 5 years, between the most recently published journal issue and the back issues available in JSTOR.
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  • REGIONAL BUSINESS NEWS / OFF CAMPUS ACCESS
    ABOUT REGIONAL BUSINESS NEWS

    Collection of full text newswires that incorporates news information from all over the world. Information provided by these sources covers business, political, economic and other diverse, international news events. In order to maintain the most current collection of news, this database contains the most recent 30 days of information from each of these wire sources.
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  • TOPICSEARCH / OFF CAMPUS ACCESS
    ABOUT TOPICSEARCH

     Current events database that allows researchers to explore social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today’s classrooms. TOPICsearch contains full text for articles from magazines, newspapers, pamphlets, biographies, book reviews, public opinion polls, EBSCO’s Current Issues database, and government information.

Maag Journal Finder

Use Maag Journal Finder to locate the print and/or electronic holdings of journals. You can search for a specific journal title or browse journals by title or subject. This is the best way to locate an article if you already have the citation!
From the Maag Library Home Page, click on Maag Journal Finder on the left side of the screen under Quick Links.

Following is a list of some of the journals in which you may find articles about financial literacy.
BSC=Business Source Complete; EJC=Electronic Journal Center.

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  1. […] area of financial literacy. Many of their articles may be found full-text on Maag Library’s Financial Literacy Guide: Financial Literacy Articles & Research, which is a part of Maag’s Financial Literacy Guide. This guide provides a comprehensive list […]