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Financial Literacy Day in Spain
Panel 1 : Financial Education of Young People
In developing countries numerous initiatives are taken to increase financial inclusion of youth and young adults. WSBI members are introducing youth savings accounts and school banking projects. Projects that sound familiar to historians ! Why did those 19th and 20th century financial education intitiatives disappear in today’s Europe ?
School banking in 19th Century Germany
, Professor at the Ruhr-University of Bochum and Deputy Director of the Georg Eckert Institute
- Museum Curator at the Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin
Savings banks children and youth policy in the 20th century: context, opportunities and limitations
– University of Zurich
Financial education at school: challenge and opportunity
Yolanda Blasco Martel
, Departamento de Historia Economica, Institutiones, Politica y Economia Mundial - Universitat de Barcelona
Panel 2 - Importance of a lifetime savings for everyone
Financial education is not something only for young people. Some would argue that financial education is a mindset needed by everyone, and to be used throughout one’s lifetime at moments such as saving for a home and other important life events. Whenever the need arises, Financial education lasts a lifetime.
History of financial education in the UK
, Research Professor, Center for the Public Understanding of Personal Finance, Open University
Policy makers' pillars to foster financial inclusion
Maria Antonieta Paz Rotunno
, Adviser on Financial Inclusion issues and special projects, Bansefi
Panel 3 - What is the current level of financial literarcy and how can we improve it ?
Which tools are available for measuring the level of financial literacy and financial inclusion? Which are the tools that can be conveyed to the European and national policy makers. Is there a correlation between financial literacy and financial inclusion ? What was/is the political importance of financial education and financial literacy?
Factors influencing the savings and investment behaviour of Spanish households
, Professor of Finance at IE Business School &
Ana Cristina Silva
, Associate Professor of Finance and Founding Director of the Financial Capability Center at Merrimack College, North Andover (Massachusetts, US)
Financial Education Programmes and Financial Wellbeing of Vulnerable Undergraduate Students: A Colombian Case
, Lecturer and researcher in Finance, quantitative methods and credit scoring , Universidad del Norte (Barranquilla, Colombia)