262-4 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
|Degree||Field of Study||Institution||Graduation|
|MS||Agricultural and Resource Economics||Tuskegee University||2009|
|BA||English||University of Cape Coast, Ghana||2001|
My research primarily focuses on consumer economic and financial well-being, consumer decision making, and innovative and transformative mobile finance in developing economies.
My current research examines the impact of non-traditional mobile banking and microfinance on financial inclusion in Ghana. The research involves the use of quantitative surveys, focus groups, and one-on-one interview data collected over the summer of 2017.
|Organization / Department||Title||Years of Service|
|Tuskegee University Cooperative Extension||Program Development and Implementation Assistant||2009 - 2013|
|Award Name||Awarded By||Year Awarded|
|Emerging Researcher Award||American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences||2017|
|Innovative and Interdisciplinary Research Grant||University of Georgia Graduate School||2017|
|Outstanding Student Research Paper Award||Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education||2016|
Aboagye, J & Jung, J. (Forthcoming) Debt, financial behavior, and socio-economic status as indicators of financial satisfaction. Journal of financial counselling and planning
Koonce, J., Aboagye, J., & Oliver, N. (2017) “Promoting Access to Health Insurance through a Multistate Extension Collaboration.” Journal of Human Sciences and Extension, 5 (1), 67-75
Tackie, N. O., & Aboagye, J. (2013). Selected socioeconomic factors and their impacts on financial education in rural communities. Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development, 4(8), 118-126
Dr. Sophia Anong (Chair)
Dr. Lance Palmer
Dr. Joan Koonce