• A comparison of household saving motives between Chinese and Americans 

    Wang, Feifei, 1985- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2010)
    The main purpose of this study is to compare the household saving motives between Chinese and Americans. The two datasets used in this study are from the 2008 Survey of Chinese Consumer Finance and Investor Education and ...
  • Factors influencing households' demand for life insurance 

    Li, Min (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
    This thesis aims to examine both the type and amount of life insurance purchased by households. To this end, comprehensive models of households' demand for life insurance were developed, which included demographic variables, ...
  • The role of time preference on wealth 

    Zumwalt, Andrew Mark, 1982- (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2008)
    Using data from the National Longitudinal Study of Youth 1979, this analysis affirmed the influence of time preference on wealth. Time preference was measured using the respondent's behaviors as proxies for time preference. ...