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Cherry Blossom Emerging Researcher Forum | October 15, 2020

The first Cherry Blossom Emerging Researchers Forum occurred on October 15, 2020. This special online forum featured the financial education research of four emerging scholars, representing three countries.

The National Endowment for Financial Education is generously sponsoring the forum.


RISING SCHOLAR AWARD

GFLEC is proud to announce the winner of the first Rising Scholar Award. Daniel Mangrum of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York has won for his paper, entitled “Personal Finance Education Mandates and Student Loan Repayment.”

We thank the National Endowment for Financial Education for sponsoring the award.


KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Professor Claudia M. Buch
Vice-President of the Deutsche Bundesbank, Germany

Read Prof. Buch’s speech here.

PAPER PRESENTATIONS

Boukje Compen, PhD Researcher, University of Antwerpen, Belgium: “The Impact of Teacher Engagement in an Interactive Webinar Series on the Effectiveness of Financial Literacy Education?”
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| Presentation
Daniel Jacobs, Portfolio Construction Researcher, Vanguard, USA: “Credit Shocks and Financial Literacy Accumulation”
Paper | Presentation

Daniel Mangrum, Research Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, USA: “Personal Finance Education Mandates and Student Loan Repayment”
Paper | Presentation
Jasmira Wiersma, PhD Candidate, University of Groningen, The Netherlands: “Skating on Thin Ice: New Evidence on Financial Fragility”
Paper
| Presentation

 

REVIEWERS

Andrea Hasler
Deputy Academic Director, GFLEC at the George Washington University School of Business, USA
Jill Jones
Managing Director of Research, National Endowment for Financial Education, USA
Tim Kaiser
Research Associate, DIW Berlin, Germany 

Annamaria Lusardi
Academic Director, GFLEC at the George Washington University
School of Business, USA
Carly Urban
Associate Professor of Economics, Montana State University, USA

REMARKS FROM GFLEC’S FINANCIAL LITERACY RESEARCH AWARD WINNERS 

Philippe d’Astous
Assistant Professor, Department of Finance, HEC Montréal, Canada
(award winner in 2019)
Veronica Frisancho
Research Economist, Inter-American Development Bank, USA
(award winner in 2018)
View the 2020 Program ➤

 

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