Jenny Olson

Marketing
Assistant Professor of Marketing
Primary office:
785-864-2263
Capitol Federal Hall
Room 3135


Academic Areas

Marketing and Consumer Behavior

Education

Ph.D., Ross School of Business, University of Michigan

M.A., Ball State University 

B.S., University of Wisconsin – Green Bay 

Research Interests

Consumption in interpersonal contexts, consumer financial decision making, social influence, and moral psychology 

Selected Publications

Olson, Jenny, Brent McFerran, Andrea Morales, and Darren Dahl, “Moral Extras Incur Moral Costs: Who Deserves the Right to Spend Ethically?” Working paper. 

Mourey, James, Jenny Olson, and Carolyn Yoon, “The Product-as-Person-Proxy Effect: Satisfying Social Needs via Consumer Products at the Expense of Interpersonal Interaction and Prosocial Behavior,” Working paper.

Olson, Jenny and Scott Rick, “Managing Debt and Managing Each Other: Debt Management Decisions in Interpersonal Contexts,” Working paper.

Olson, Jenny and Scott Rick, “A Penny Saved is a Partner Earned: The Romantic Appeal of Savers,” Working paper. 

Research

Consumption in interpersonal contexts, consumer financial decision making, social influence, and moral psychology 

Selected Publications

Olson, Jenny, Brent McFerran, Andrea Morales, and Darren Dahl, “Moral Extras Incur Moral Costs: Who Deserves the Right to Spend Ethically?” Working paper. 

Mourey, James, Jenny Olson, and Carolyn Yoon, “The Product-as-Person-Proxy Effect: Satisfying Social Needs via Consumer Products at the Expense of Interpersonal Interaction and Prosocial Behavior,” Working paper.

Olson, Jenny and Scott Rick, “Managing Debt and Managing Each Other: Debt Management Decisions in Interpersonal Contexts,” Working paper.

Olson, Jenny and Scott Rick, “A Penny Saved is a Partner Earned: The Romantic Appeal of Savers,” Working paper. 


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