Patricia Olson


photoPatricia D. Olson, Ph.D., Summer, 1999

Dissertation title:  Predictors of self-sufficiency for
entrepreneurial
families


Advisor, Kathryn
Stafford

   Director of the Center for Personal and
Family Financial Education.  The Center is a collaboration
involving the Department of Applied Economics, The College of Human
Ecology, and the Minnesota Extension Service.  The Center opened
under the auspices of the Minnesota Council on Economic Education which
is located within the Department of Applied Economics.

Selected Publications

Yuh, Yoonkyung & Olson, P.D. (1997). Factors affecting the
retirement
Fund levels of self-employed households and wage and salary households.
Family
Economics and Resource Management Biennial: The Journal of the FERM
Division
of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences,2
,
25-31.

 Olson, P. D. (1997). Are the floors less sticky at home? Pay
equity
in home-based work. Consumer Interests Annual.

Bartholomae, S., Chen., Lee, S.L., Olson, P.D., Siregar, M., Yuh,
Y.K.,
& Stafford, K. (1996). Analyzing family resource management alumni
satisfaction from the consumer/s perspective. In the Proceedings of
the 25th Annual Conference of the Eastern Family Economics and Resource
Management Association, 108-117.

Olson, P.D., Fox, J., & Stafford, K. (1995). Are women who own
their
own home-based businesses installing their own glass ceilings. Family
Economics and Resource Management Biennial: The Journal of the FERM
Division
of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences, 1,

163-169.

Olson, P.D., Fox, J., & Stafford, K. (1995). Are women who own
their
own home-based businesses installing their own glass ceilings. Family
Economics and Resource Management Biennial: The Journal of the FERM
Division
of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences,
1,
163-169.

Walker, R., Olson, P.D., & Stafford, K. (1995). Gender
differences
in home-based business owners. Family Business Annual, (Vol.1,
Sec.
2, pp. 29-30).

Stafford, K. & Olson, P. D. (1993). Health insurance coverage of
home- based workers. In T. A. Mauldin (Ed.), Proceedings of the
39th
Annual Conference of the American Council on Consumer Interests,

(pp.375-376).


Trish’s family on graduation day — Steve, children, and her parents