Financial education and consumer protection

Global Policy Research Symposium to Advance Financial Literacy


31 October 2013
OECD Conference Centre, Paris, France

Organised by the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Centre (GFLEC) and the OECD/INFE, this event addressed cutting-edge policy issues and research ideas to advance the global  financial literacy agenda, focussing on:

  • Financial literacy around the world: evidence and implications
  • Influencing behaviour: the impact of the institutional framework
  • Leapfrogging: innovative ideas across fields
  • Translating research into policy and practice

The symposium was attended by high-level international and OECD researchers, officials and experts from ministries of finance and education, central banks, regulatory and supervisory authorities, officials of state governments and international organisations, NGOs, and representatives from the academic community, private and civil sectors.

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Information note

Speaker Presentations (zip file)

Proceedings (pdf)



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