Journal of Consumer Affairs

(The median citation count of Journal of Consumer Affairs is 2. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-02-01 to 2024-02-01.)
Covid‐19 pandemic and consumer‐employee‐organization wellbeing: A dynamic capability theory approach72
Financial knowledge and trust in financial institutions30
Is it godly to waste food? How understanding consumers' religion can help reduce consumer food waste24
Impact of consumer animosity, boycott participation, boycott motivation, and product judgment on purchase readiness or aversion of Kurdish consumers in Iraq23
“The greedy I that gives”—The paradox of egocentrism and altruism: Terror management and system justification perspectives on the interrelationship between mortality salience and charitable donations 22
Instagram and body image: Motivation to conform to the “Instabod” and consequences on young male wellbeing22
Digital redlining and the fintech marketplace: Evidence from US zip codes22
The role of national culture in financial literacy: Cross‐country evidence21
Do good things come in pairs? How personality traits help explain individuals' simultaneous pursuit of a healthy lifestyle and financially responsible behavior21
Gender differences in financial knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors: Accounting for socioeconomic disparities and psychological traits20
Five decades of the Journal of Consumer Affairs: A bibliometric analysis19
Religion's influence on the financial well‐being of consumers: A conceptual framework and research agenda19
Identifying consumer segments based on COVID‐19 pandemic perceptions and responses17
An item response theory approach to constructing and evaluating brief and in‐depth financial literacy scales17
Social media and mindfulness: From the fear of missing out (FOMO) to the joy of missing out (JOMO)17
Financial capability of student loan holders who are college students, graduates, or dropouts15
From anxiety to control: Mask‐wearing, perceived marketplace influence, and emotional well‐being during the COVID‐19 pandemic15
Impacts of Covid‐19 pandemic on consumer behavior in Turkey: A qualitative study15
Why did (some) consumers buy toilet papers? A cross‐cultural examination of panic buying as a maladaptive coping response to COVID‐1914
Financial literacy and household asset allocation: Evidence from micro‐data in China13
Illusion of safety: How consumers underestimate manipulation and deception in online (vs. offline) shopping contexts13
Understanding consumer stockpiling: Insights provided during the COVID‐19 pandemic12
Unequal but essential: How subsistence consumer–entrepreneurs negotiate unprecedented shock with extraordinary resilience during COVID‐1912
Good credit, bad credit: The differential role of the sources of debt in life satisfaction12
Web workouts and consumer well‐being: The role of digital‐physical activity during the UK COVID‐19 lockdown12
Perceived access, fear, and preventative behavior: Key relationships for positive outcomes during the COVID‐19 health crisis12
Marketplace literacy education and coping behaviors among subsistence consumer–entrepreneurs during demonetization in India11
Chinese Millenials' happiness and materialism: Explanations from two life‐course theories, self‐esteem, and money‐attitudes11
Financial literacy in the digital age—A research agenda11
Financial capability and wellbeing of vulnerable consumers10
An analysis of the relationship between risk perceptions and willingness‐to‐pay for commodities during the COVID‐19 pandemic10
Quality‐of‐life as chronotopefication and futurization: Subsistence consumer experiences in India10
Financial self‐efficacy, financial literacy, and gender: A review10
Measurement error in research on financial literacy: How much error is there and how does it influence effect size estimates?10
The shifting landscape of cannabis legalization: Potential benefits and regulatory perspectives10
The new world of philanthropy: How changing financial behavior, public policies, and COVID‐19 affect nonprofit fundraising and marketing9
Give mind to the gap: Measuring gender differences in financial knowledge9
Impact of environmental and health consciousness on ecological consumption intention: The moderating effects of haze and self‐competence9
Pandemics and consumers' mental well‐being9
Twenty‐five years of consumer vulnerability research: Critical insights and future directions9
The effects of online consumer credit on household consumption level and structure: Evidence from China9
Pandemic 1019
In search of well‐being: Factors influencing the movement toward and away from maladaptive consumption9
Motivating sustainable behaviors: The role of religiosity in a cross‐cultural context8
Immigrants, Financial Knowledge, and Financial Behavior8
The impact of the COVID‐19 pandemic on subsistence consumers' well‐being and coping strategies: Insights from India and Bangladesh8
Either you control social media or social media controls you: Understanding the impact of self‐control on excessive social media use from the dual‐system perspective8
Consumer well‐being and social responsibility of subsistence entrepreneurs in subsistence marketplace8
House price expectations, mortgages, and subjective well‐being in urban China8
Social media use and subjective well‐being among middle‐aged consumers in Korea: Mediation model of social capital moderated by disability7
Energy‐related financial literacy and electricity consumption: Survey‐based evidence from Finland7
Want to make me happy? Tell me about your experiences but not your objects7
From wheel of fortune to wheel of misfortune: Financial crises, cycles, and consumer predation7
Resilience and well‐being production among vulnerable consumers facing systematic constraints7
Are Indian professional women financially literate and prepared for retirement?7
Do consumers view the nutrition facts panel when making healthfulness assessments of food products? Antecedents and consequences7
The healing effect of cute elements7
Parents' employment, income, and finances before and during the COVID‐19 pandemic7
Vanity and food waste: Empirical evidence from China6
Financial institution objectives and auto loan pricing: Evidence from the survey of consumer finances6
Effective finance to increase financial well‐being for low‐income families: Empirical examination and policy implications6
Validation of Consumer Styles Inventory for consumer decision making styles6
The coronavirus pandemic: A window of opportunity for sustainable consumption or a time of turning away?6
The effects of physical activity calorie equivalent labeling on dieters' food consumption and post‐consumption physical activity6
Staying in “the works of living”: How older adults employ marketplace resources to age successfully6
The effect of subjective well‐being on consumption behavior6
Serial coping to anxiety under a pandemic and subsequent regulation of vice food and beverage consumption among young adults6
Extreme exclusion and relative deprivation in subsistence marketplaces: A study in a refugee settlement in Nakivale, Uganda6
Soft landings: Extending the cushion hypothesis to financial well‐being in collectivistic cultures6
Racial/ethnic differences in holding a retirement saving motive: A decomposition analysis6
A model of consumer life‐satisfaction amidst the COVID‐19 pandemic: Evidence and policy implications5
The institutional work of a social enterprise operating in a subsistence marketplace: Using the business model as a market‐shaping tool5
Financial inclusion and food insecurity: Examining linkages and potential pathways5
Household savings and subjective wellbeing: Evidence from China5
Recipients' happiness in prosocial spending: The role of social ties5
“Generally, I live a lie”: Transgender consumer experiences and responses to symbolic violence5
Does history really matter: Investigating historical branded executions' effects on contemporary consumer attitudes5
Stockpiling intentions and customer well‐being during the COVID‐19 pandemic5
Racialization of peer‐to‐peer transactions: Inequality and barriers to legitimacy5
The effect of religiosity on customer's response to service failure: Belief‐in‐fate, forgiveness, and emotional wellbeing5
Cannabis packaging: An opportunity for facilitating informed decisions5
The impact of state earned income tax credit increases on material and medical hardship5
Effects of art consumption on consumer well‐being5
Sustained credit card borrowing5
Why art matters: Artistic consumer‐entrepreneurship in subsistence marketplaces5
Envisioning a community‐centric approach to impact assessments in subsistence marketplaces5
Market segmentation strategies can be used to overcome COVID‐19 vaccine hesitancy and other health crises5
Pandemics and consumer well‐being: Provenance and research priorities5
Life lessons: Leaving home and financial capability of young adults4
Sharenting in an evolving digital world: Increasing online connection and consumer vulnerability4
Payday lending, crime, and bankruptcy: Is there a connection?4
Economic hardship and neighborhood diversity: Influences on consumer well‐being4
Marketing's contribution to consumer welfare: A research agenda4
Pandemics and consumer well‐being from the Global South4
Connecting with the future: The role of science fiction movies in helping consumers understand privacy‐technology trade‐offs4
Stronger together: Developing research partnerships with social impact organizations4
Mindfully aware and open: Mitigating subjective and objective financial vulnerability via mindfulness practices4
Physical risk messaging enhances favorable attitudes toward mask wearing4
Examining gender differences in predictors of financial satisfaction: Evidence from Taiwan4
Let your past define your future? How recalling successful financial experiences can increase beliefs of self‐efficacy in financial planning4
What retailers need to understand about website inaccessibility and disabled consumers: Challenges and opportunities4
Privacy and the quantified self: A review of U.S. health information policy limitations related to wearable technologies4
Consumers' knowledge of cashless payments: Development, validation, and usability of a measurement scale4
The missing role of moral values in anti‐vaping messaging4
Confronting the deep problem of consumption: Why individual responsibility for mindful consumption matters4
Consumer resource integration in the subsistence marketplace: A comparative study of urban and rural consumers4
Effects of perceived scarcity on COVID‐19 consumer stimulus spending: The roles of ontological insecurity and mutability in predicting prosocial outcomes3
Bank compliance with national transaction account standards: Evidence from a mid‐western metropolitan area3
Acquisition mode and credit card overspending behavior: An empirical analysis of the credit card industry3
The role of vending channels in marketing: A systematic review and taxonomy of studies3
Building toward a solid foundation: The effect of thinking concretely about the future3
How thoughts of death and intrinsic/extrinsic goal orientation affect well‐being during the pandemic3
Understanding digital consumers' well‐being in Asia: The moderating roles of digital natives and privacy concerns3
Prosocial responses to global crises: Key influences of religiosity and perceived control3
The paradoxes of smartphone use: Understanding the user experience in today's connected world3
Identifying and selecting effective graphic health warnings to prevent perceptual wearout on tobacco packaging and in advertising3
Consumer wellbeing in Asia: Introduction to the special issue3
Financial capability and investment management of Chinese households: An application of hybrid item response theory3
Dreaming in Black: Middle‐class Blacks' aspirational consumption3
Reducing information asymmetry and increasing health value co‐creation in a rural healthcare context3
Who has a cushion? The interactive effect of social exclusion and gender on fixed savings3
(Un)conditional consumer protections in high‐cost lending regulation: Impacts on local lending geographies3
What accounts for racial and ethnic differences in credit use?3
Determinants of financial worry3
Toward a “human being to commodity model” as an explanation for men's violent, sexual consumption of women2
Digital exchange compromises: Teetering priorities of consumers and organizations at the iron triangle2
When taking action means accepting responsibility: Omission bias predicts parents' reluctance to vaccinate due to greater anticipated culpability for negative side effects2
The importance of language: A comparison of consumer and academic definitions of mindfulness2
Understanding the gender gap in financial literacy: The role of culture2
Have I saved enough to social distance? The role of household financial preparedness in public health response2
Supermarket competence in emergent markets: Conceptualization, measurement, effects, and policy implications2
Vaping and dynamic risk construction: Toward a model of adolescentrisk‐relatedschema development2
Mindfulness through agency in health consumption: Empirical evidence from committed dietary supplement consumers2
Introduction to the special section on subsistence marketplaces2
Whole grain claims: Do they matter?2
Anti‐black currents in consumer affairs: An introduction to the special issue2
Social service provider's perceptions of financial education for adults with mental illness and/or cognitive impairments2
Childhood experience of parental affection and financial well‐being in later life: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study2
Reimagining the Global South: Consumer welfare and public policy insights from the United States' Gulf Coast2
The platformed money ecosystem: Digital financial platforms, datafication, and reimagining financial well‐being2
The relationships of financial literacy with both financial behavior and financial well‐being: Meta‐analyses based on the selective literature review2
Having less: A personal project taxonomy of consumers' decluttering orientations, motives and emotions2
Religion and informational influence: Evidence from individual tax behavior in the U.S.2
Balancing evolutionary impulses: Effects of mindfulness on virtue food preference2
Online but unlawful sales of unapproved and misbranded prescription drugs: Internet pharmacy compliance with Food and Drug Administration warning letters2