Financial education

2nd Global Policy Research Symposium to Advance Financial Literacy

 

6 November 2014
OECD Conference Centre - Paris

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. The recently released PISA financial literacy results reveal important gaps in the financial competencies of students in both developed and developing countries, as well as profound inequalities. As financial skills are becoming essential to participate successfully in economic and social life and activities, the symposium provided a platform to discuss the relationship between inequality and financial literacy.  The debate amongst top researchers and policymakers should pave the way for the identification of realistic solutions based on research and effctive practices.

 

Discussions focussed on:

  • The evidence: gaps in student's financial literacy - PISA findings
  • The analysis: inequality and financial literacy
  • The way forward: insights from research and practices

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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MEETING DOCUMENTS

Programme

Speaker presentations

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VENUE

The symposium took place at the OECD Conference Centre, 2 rue André-Pascal, 75016 Paris, France. 


CONTACTS

OECD - Ms. Jennah Huxley, jennah.huxley@oecd.org

GFLEC - Ms. Kristen Burnell
kburnell@gwu.edu
tel.: +1 202-994-7148


LINKS

International Gateway for Financial Education

1st OECD/GLEC Symposium on Financial Literacy (2013)

 

 

 

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