Year 2020, Volume 28 , Issue 45, Pages 245 - 263 2020-07-30

An Investigation of the Factors Affecting Inflation Perceptions: A Case Study on Business and Economics Undergraduate Students
Enflasyon Algısını Etkileyen Faktörler: İşletme ve İktisat Lisans Öğrencileri Üzerine Bir Çalışma

Sule GUNDUZ [1] , Seçkin YILDIRIM [2] , M. Banu DURUKAN [3]


The aim of this study is to investigate the factors behind the inflation perceptions of undergraduate students of economics and business. Factors, such as education in economics, socio- demographic conditions, cognitive abilities, financial situation and consumption habits are investigated. The empirical evidence suggests that economics students on the average estimate a higher level of inflation than the official rate however their perceptions are closer to actual rates compared to the other students. The findings reveal that economic literacy, financial situation, gender, and the degree of trust regarding official measures of inflation, and purchase frequency of goods also influence inflation perceptions significantly.

Bu çalışmanın amacı iktisat ve işletme lisans öğrencilerinin enflasyon algısının arkasında yatan faktörleri araştırmaktır. Bu bağlamda, ekonomi eğitimi, sosyo-demografik koşullar, bilişsel yetenekler, finansal durum ve tüketim alışkanlıkları gibi faktörlerin enflasyon algısı üzerine etkisi incelenmektedir. Ampirik bulgular ekonomi öğrencilerinin enflasyon oranını ortalamada resmi orandan daha yüksek tahmin ettiğini ancak enflasyon oranı ile ilgili algılarının diğer öğrencilere göre gerçek enflasyon oranına daha yakın olduğunu göstermektedir. Çalışmanın sonuçları ekonomik okur yazarlık, finansal durum, cinsiyet, resmi rakamları açıklayan kuruma güven ve malların satın alma sıklığının da enflasyon algısı üzerinde etkili olduğunu ortaya koymaktadır.

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Primary Language en
Subjects Social
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0001-5484-5795
Author: Sule GUNDUZ (Primary Author)
Institution: DOKUZ EYLÜL ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0003-1292-3446
Author: Seçkin YILDIRIM
Institution: DOKUZ EYLÜL ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-3619-2732
Author: M. Banu DURUKAN
Institution: DOKUZ EYLÜL ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date : July 30, 2020

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APA Gunduz, S , Yıldırım, S , Durukan, M . (2020). An Investigation of the Factors Affecting Inflation Perceptions: A Case Study on Business and Economics Undergraduate Students . Sosyoekonomi , 28 (45) , 245-263 . DOI: 10.17233/sosyoekonomi.2020.03.14
MLA Gunduz, S , Yıldırım, S , Durukan, M . "An Investigation of the Factors Affecting Inflation Perceptions: A Case Study on Business and Economics Undergraduate Students" . Sosyoekonomi 28 (2020 ): 245-263 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/sosyoekonomi/issue/56258/638384>
Chicago Gunduz, S , Yıldırım, S , Durukan, M . "An Investigation of the Factors Affecting Inflation Perceptions: A Case Study on Business and Economics Undergraduate Students". Sosyoekonomi 28 (2020 ): 245-263
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ISNAD Gunduz, Sule , Yıldırım, Seçkin , Durukan, M. Banu . "An Investigation of the Factors Affecting Inflation Perceptions: A Case Study on Business and Economics Undergraduate Students". Sosyoekonomi 28 / 45 (July 2020): 245-263 . https://doi.org/10.17233/sosyoekonomi.2020.03.14
AMA Gunduz S , Yıldırım S , Durukan M . An Investigation of the Factors Affecting Inflation Perceptions: A Case Study on Business and Economics Undergraduate Students. Sosyoekonomi. 2020; 28(45): 245-263.
Vancouver Gunduz S , Yıldırım S , Durukan M . An Investigation of the Factors Affecting Inflation Perceptions: A Case Study on Business and Economics Undergraduate Students. Sosyoekonomi. 2020; 28(45): 245-263.