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High school financial literacy mandate could boost Texans' economic well-being

Camden Cornwell and Anthony Murphy ()
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Camden Cornwell: Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Southwest Economy, 2016, issue Q1, 10-13

Abstract: National surveys suggest Texans have a relatively low level of financial literacy that can adversely affect decision-making. Since state lawmakers mandated high school financial coursework in 2007, consumer credit measures of young Texas adults have improved.

Date: 2016
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