Katie’s Questions on Financial Practices research

1) Logistic regression and causality (look at page 316 of Hilgert and Hogarth, 2003).

2) Important idea to look at: “hierarchy” of financial practices.  Hilgert and Hogarth discuss a hierarchy that goes from cash flow management, to credit, to savings, to investment.  Buckland et al., in their literature review, discuss Lusardi’s concept of “basic” versus “advanced” literacies – she says that people with low income do not need advanced literacy.  How does this inform policy/interventions for low income people? (This is more of a rhetorical question – an idea that we can return to later on).

3) Look at concept of statistical significance.



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