Financial education

Improving financial education efficiency

 

Publication date
28 November 2011

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This proceedings from the OECD-Bank of Italy Symposium on financial literacy examines three aspects of financial education:

  • monitoring and evaluation
  • use of behavioral economics
  • financial literacy and defined contribution pension plans

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Table of contents

Executive Summary


Part I- Monitoring financial literacy and evaluating financial education programmes

Chapter 1- A framework for developing international financial literacy surveys

Chapter 2- A framework for evaluating  financial education programmes

 

Part II- Behavioural economics and financial education

Chapter 3- Can behavioural economics be used to make financial education more effective?

Chapter 4- Can economic psychology and behavioural economics help improve financial education?

 

Part III- Importance of financial education  in the context of defined contribution pension plans

Chapter 5- Financial literacy and the shift from defined benefit to defined contribution pension plans

Chapter 6- Auto-enrolment in private, supplementary pensions in Italy