Financial education and consumer protection

In focus

  • Launch of the OECD PISA 2015 financial literacy assessment of students

    Paris, 24 May 2017: This launch event looked at whether financial literacy is related to factors such as student background and skills in mathematics and reading, explored students' access to money and their experience with financial matters. It was followed by a global policy research symposium on addressing the financial literacy needs of young people.

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  • Behavioural economics and financial consumer protection

    This paper looks at the application of behavioural economics in the area of financial consumer protection and how numerous governments are testing and implementing its application for policies promoting financial consumer protection. It highlights how behavioural economics can help provide cost-efficient ways of making policy more effective at promoting positive outcomes for consumers.

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  • G20/OECD INFE report on adult financial literacy in G20 countries

    8 July 2017 - This report describes the levels of financial literacy of adults in G20 countries and the Netherlands and Norway, guest countries under the G20 German Presidency.

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