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dc.contributor.advisorRuiz-Vargas, Yolanda
dc.contributor.authorMadera-Barbosa, Felipe A.
dc.description.abstractThe main objective of this research was to evaluate debt management of university students at the University of Puerto Rico – Mayagüez through credit card usage. Also, to identify the behavior and socioeconomic characteristics that affects the propensity of credit cards usage among university students. For this, a questionnaire was administered to twenty eight different math sections, given that every student at Campus should take at least one math course. Findings from this research demonstrate that civil status, being in the labor force and being financially independent are factors that influences in the possession and use of credit cards.
dc.description.abstractEl objetivo principal de esta investigación era la evaluación del manejo de deuda de estudiantes universitarios en el Recinto Universitario de Mayagüez de la Universidad de Puerto Rico mediante el uso de las tarjetas de crédito. Además, de identificar el comportamiento y características socioeconómicas que afectan la propensión de utilizar tarjetas de crédito entre los estudiantes universitarios. Para esto, se administró un cuestionario a veintiocho secciones de diferentes cursos de matemáticas, ya que todo estudiante del Recinto debe tomar por lo menos un curso de esta materia. Los hallazgos de esta investigación demuestran que el estado civil, trabajar y el ser financieramente independiente son factores que influyen en la posesión, y en el uso de las tarjetas de crédito.
dc.subjectDebt managementen_US
dc.subjectUniversity studentsen_US
dc.subject.lcshUniversity of Puerto Rico (Mayagüez Campus)--Students--Finance, Personalen_US
dc.subject.lcshCredit card holders (Persons)--Puerto Rico--Mayagüezen_US
dc.titleDeuda y manejo de tarjetas de crédito entre estudiantes universitariosen_US
dc.rights.licenseAll rights reserveden_US
dc.rights.holder(c) 2010 Felipe A. Madera Barbosaen_US
dc.contributor.committeeRivera Santiago, Roberto
dc.contributor.committeeQuintana Díaz, Julio C.
dc.contributor.representativeDelgado-Acosta, Bernadette M.
dc.contributor.collegeCollege of Business Administrationen_US
dc.contributor.departmentDepartment of Business Administrationen_US

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