G20 Conference

Digitising Finance, Financial Inclusion and Financial Literacy



GFLEC Academic Director Annamaria Lusardi organized and moderated a workshop panel on financial literacy at the G20 Conference, Digitising Finance, Financial Inclusion and Financial Literacy, held in Wiesbaden, Germany, on January 25 and 26, 2017. The conference, hosted by the Bundesbank and the German Ministry of Finance, brought together numerous influential leaders. In his welcoming remarks, Jens Weidmann, President of the Bundesbank, touched upon the importance of financial literacy and the work that GFLEC is doing. They are reported below.

The workshop, “Digitising Finance and Financial Literacy—Growing Importance in a Digital Landscape and a Low Interest Rate Environment,” held January 26, featured leading experts on financial literacy.


Moderator: Annamaria Lusardi, Denit Trust Chair of Economics and Accountancy,
George Washington University School of Business (GWSB); Academic Director, GFLEC

Annamaria Lusardi Presentation ➤

Flore-Anne Messy, Head of Financial Affairs Division, OECD; Executive Secretary, INFE

Flore-Anne Messy Presentation ➤

S. S. Mundra, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India

S. S. Mundra Presentation ➤

Jane Rooney, Financial Literacy Leader, Financial Consumer Agency of Canada;
Canada‘s representative and National Coordinator for INFE

Jane Rooney Speech ➤
Jane Rooney Presentation ➤

Shannon L. Schuyler, Principal, Chief Purpose Officer & Corporate Responsibility Leader at PwC; President, PwC Charitable Foundation Anna Zelentsova, Head of Financial Literacy, Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation


Welcome remarks by Dr. Jens Weidmann,
President of the Deutsche Bundesbank ➤

“Digital finance – Reaping the benefits without neglecting the risks”
Program and photos from day one of the event ➤

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