Judith Aboagye

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Financial Planning, Housing and Consumer Economics

Ph.D. Student

262-4 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602


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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. 

Current Research

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.

Prior Professional Positions

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

Journal Articles

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

Advisory Committee

 Dr. Sophia Anong (Chair)

 Dr. Lance Palmer

 Dr. Joan Koonce