Organised by the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center (GFLEC) and the OECD/INFE, this event addressed cutting-edge policy issues and research ideas to advance financial literacy for youth around the world. The symposium focused on youth, including the PISA 2015 financial literacy assessment of students, which was released by the OECD immediately prior to the OECD/GFLEC symposium.
Discussions focused on:
• Financial Literacy and Youth: Learning from PISA Financial Literacy Results
• Policy Research to Improve Financial Education Outcomes
• Trust and Financial Literacy: How to Make Them Work for Individuals’ Financial Wellbeing
The program included a Special Address by Claudia Buch, Vice-President of the Bundesbank; François Villeroy de Galhau, Governor of the Central Bank, France; and Prof. Punam Keller, Associate Dean for Innovation, Tuck School of Business, Dartmouth College.
The symposium was attended by international researchers, officials and experts from ministries of finance and education, central banks, officials of state governments and international organisations, NGOs, and representatives from the academic community, private and civil sectors.