Editorial : economic competence and financial literacy of young adults – status and challenges

  • In modern society, the ability to deal with financial and economic matters is becoming increasingly important. This is true for both professionals – e.g., in the investment and banking sectors – and for individuals responsible for managing their financial and economic affairs in everyday life (Aprea et al., in press). This ability is generally described as economic competence, economic literacy or financial literacy. Despite the importance of these constructs, there is still a lack of clarity regarding the exact definitions, and specifically, which components they cover in detail. Furthermore, the terms economic competence and financial literacy are only loosely coupled. Economic competence is usually considered to be more comprehensive than financial literacy. However, recent research on financial literacy has followed a broader approach as well. ...

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Author:Eveline Wuttke, Stephan Schumann, Jürgen Seifried
Parent Title (English):Economic competence and financial literacy of young adults : status and challenges ; Research in vocational education ; volume 3
Publisher:Verlag Barbara Budrich
Place of publication:Opladen ; Berlin ; Toronto
Editor:Eveline Wuttke, Jürgen Seifried, Stephan Schumann
Document Type:Part of a Book
Year of Completion:2016
Year of first Publication:2016
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2019/03/05
Tag:Financial literacy; Vocational education; economic competence; pedagogy; vocational training
GND Keyword:Heranwachsender; Ökonomische Bildung; Internationaler Vergleich
Edition:[1. Aufl.]
Page Number:8
First Page:9
Last Page:16
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Institutes:Wirtschaftswissenschaften / Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Dewey Decimal Classification:3 Sozialwissenschaften / 33 Wirtschaft / 330 Wirtschaft
Licence (German):License LogoCreative Commons - Namensnennung-Nicht kommerziell-Keine Bearbeitung 3.0