News Flashes

 March 22, 2017

  • Should College Students Be Required to Take a Course in Personal Finance?
    Lusardi explains in The Wall Street Journal why her answer is a resounding “YES!”
  • GFLEC and TIAA Institute Release New Personal Finance Index

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February 3, 2017

  • Lusardi Leads Panel on Financial Literacy at G20 Conference in Germany
  • Lusardi Collaborates with Allianz on Groundbreaking Financial Literacy Survey

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July 12, 2016

  • NFCS Data Released!

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July 6, 2016

  • Release of the 2015 National Financial Capability Study (NFCS) – July 12, 2016

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June 6, 2016

  • PBS NewsHour Segment Focuses on Financial Fragility
  • GFLEC Research on Financial Fragility and Financial Literacy

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May 2, 2016

  • Lusardi Presents on Financial Fragility in Amsterdam
  • Financial Fragility on the Front Page of The Atlantic
  • “Thinking Money” Documentary Puts a Face on Financial Fragility

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 March 6, 2016

  •  Introducing the #IfMyWalletCouldTalk series: How do people manage their money? The  If My Wallet Could Talk series speaks with people in Washington, D.C., about their money management experiences.
  • Our first interviewee, Melanie, shares her story in our first installment of #IfMyWalletCouldTalk.

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 February 25, 2016

  • The wealth gap in the United States threatens Americans’ aspirations—for social advancement, for equality opportunity and, importantly, for secure retirement. It is a divisive issue in the presidential election and a challenge for policymakers. Our research underscores one of the gap’s most critical drivers: financial literacy. Indeed, 30 to 40 percent of retirement wealth inequality is tied to financial knowledge.

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December 2, 2015

  • “Optimal Financial Knowledge and Wealth Inequality.” Annamaria Lusardi, Pierre-Carl Michaud, and Olivia S. Mitchell. Forthcoming Journal of Political Economy
  • “Bankruptcy Rates Among NFL Players with Short-Lived Income Spikes.” Kyle Carson, Joshua Kim, Annamaria Lusardi, and Colin F. Camerer. American Economic Review, May 2015, 105(5), pp. 381-384
  • “Financial Literacy: Do People Know the ABCs of Finance?” Annamaria Lusardi. Public Understanding of Science, April 2015, 24(3), pp. 260-271

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October 6, 2015

  • Lusardi’s Colston Warne Lecture to Be Published in the Journal of Consumer Affairs
  • Special Address at the OECD Symposium in Malaysia by Lusardi
  • Read Lusardi’s Latest Blog Post for the The Wall Street Journal
  • MIDE’s Financial Education Symposium in Mexico City

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June 25, 2015

  • GFLEC’s Work Makes a Splash in Recent News
  • Director Annamaria Lusardi on the Diane Rehm Show

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May 28, 2015

  • GFLEC Director Annamaria Lusardi Presents at the 2015 White House Conference on Aging
  • New Research Paper: Bankruptcy Rates Among NFL Players with Short-Lived Income Spikes

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April 23, 2015

  • Follow Director Annamaria Lusardi’s Wall Street Journal and Forbes Blogs
  • 3rd OECD/GFLEC Global Policy Research Symposium to Advance Financial Literacy

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