What’s the most depressing book you’ve ever read? I sniggered at Jude the Obscure until I got bored, and I felt that the eponymous little twerp in The Sorrows of Young Werther was lucky his girlfriend didn’t blow his brains out for him. So imagine my surprise to find a book published by the OECD of all people that touched me deeply....
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Prepared for the 2013 G20 Summit in Saint Petersburg, this joint OECD-WTO-UNCTAD report analyses the functioning of global value chains and their relationship with trade and investment flows, development and jobs.
Both women and men need to be sufficiently financially literate to effectively participate in economic activities and to take appropriate financial decisions for themselves and their families, but women often have less financial knowledge and lower access to formal financial products than men. Women therefore have specific and additional financial literacy needs.
Les chefs d'État et de gouvernement du Groupe des Vingt (G20) ont approuvé ce jour une nouvelle initiative mondiale destinée à inciter les investisseurs institutionnels à financer des actifs à long terme, en investissant par exemple dans des projets d'infrastructures ou liés aux énergies renouvelables, afin de renforcer l'économie mondiale et de favoriser une croissance plus durable.
Presentation at the G20 of the latest outcomes of OECD’s work on financial education in collaboration with Russia’s G20 Presidency: Advancing National Strategies for Financial Education.
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OECD-INFE Toolkit to measure financial literacy and financial inclusion Addressing a call by G20 Leaders to develop practical tools for financial literacy measurement, this toolkit incorporates a survey instrument that can be used to capture key information about financial behaviour, knowledge and attitudes in a wide range of countries with different income levels and allows international comparisons.
Governments worldwide are establishing national strategies to address the financial literacy needs of their citizens. This study, by the OECD and Russia’s G20 presidency, monitors progress by the governments of the world’s major economies in implementing national strategies for improving financial education.
as developed significant work in relation to evaluating financial education programmes, including the collection of countries’ experiences, challenges, and lessons learnt in evaluating their financial education programmes. Based on these evidence and lessons, the INFE has developed policy instruments on the evaluation of financial education programmes
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Prepared for the G20 Summit in Saint Petersburg, this report collects country evidence and lessons learnt in evaluating financial education programmes, suggests an overall framework to guide policy makers and financial educators when designing an evaluation study.
This multi-year project aims to improve the competitiveness of the Mexican economy by reforming and modifying the regulatory and institutional framework to support higher levels of investment, employment and growth.