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  • 19-May-2009


    Third meeting of the International Network on Financial Education

    If we consider the rapid pace of financial innovation, the growing complexity of financial products, and the increasing amount and size of financial risks and responsibilities transferred to households, consumers need to be better equipped to make good, informed and rational financial decisions, according to Mr Gurría.

  • 2-April-2009

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    Finance, competition and governance: Strategies to phase out emergency measures

    The OECD has been developing a response to the crisis that is holistic, looking atfinancial market issues, and the wide variety of factors that led to damaging incentive structures, as well as the requirements for broader macro and fiscal policies. The crisis has led to a variety of emergency financial measures such as loans, guarantees, and nationalisations. For financial markets, the focus is on exit strategies that are consistent

  • 22-January-2009


    Business ethics and OECD principles: What can be done to avoid another crisis?

    Mr. Gurría underlined that business ethics should be at the center of any new road-map for the global economy. Markets should not only be more stable, but morally acceptable as well. He said that it is time to reunite ethics and economics through a solid, transparent and updated set of rules.

  • 21-October-2008


    OECD-Bank Indonesia International Conference on Financial Education

    This conference focused on advancing and elevating the dialogue on financial education in the international arena, with a special focus on South East Asian economies, as well as sharing country-specific experiences in implementing financial education strategies, reviewing applied research and discussing best practices.

  • 21-October-2008


    OECD-IEFP Symposium on Financial Education

    The OECD- IFEP Symposium on Financial Education: Financial education: a possible response to the financial crisis goals are to - Highlight the importance of financial education at a global scale as one of the long-term possible response to the current financial crisis - Share experiences and international good practices including OECD instruments on financial education - Reinforce the awareness of the public and policy makers,

  • 29-April-2008

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    OECD Recommendation on good practices for enhanced risk awareness and education on insurance issues

    Many people have a poor understanding of the financial issues that affect their lives, according to OECD analysis. To help them, OECD countries have agreed new good practices on financial education relating to private pensions and insurance.

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  • 28-March-2008

    English, , 172kb

    OECD Good Practices for Financial Education Relating to Private Pensions

    OECD Good Practices for Financial Education Relating to Private Pensions, 2008

  • 29-November-2006


    G8 International Conference on Improving Financial Literacy

    This Conference, convened under the auspices of Russia' G8 Presidency, was held in Moscow on 29-30 November 2006. The aim of the conference was to recognise the increased need for financial education in both developed and developing countries.

  • 10-November-2005


    Improving Financial Literacy: Analysis of Issues and Policies

    This book, the first major study of financial education at the international level, contributes to the development of consumer financial literacy by providing information to policymakers on effective financial education programmes.

  • 23-June-2005

    English, PDF, 148kb

    Recommendation on Principles and Good Practices for Financial Education and Awareness (Chinese)

    Citizens need a better grasp of how financial markets work in order to manage mortgage and consumer debt and save effectively to finance retirement, and OECD governments have recognised that they have to help people to develop such awareness. These Principles and Good Practices were adopted by the OECD Council.

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