Paradigms of Financial Education in Brazil

André Taue Saito

Federal University of São Paulo (Unifesp)

José Savoia

FEA-USP; Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA)

Flavia de Angelis Santana


December 1, 2006

In Brazil, there is still an incipient handling of Financial Education as a consequence of agents involved in Financial Literacy reduced experience. This paper analyses Financial Education in Brazil and proposes five principles should guide the Public and Private Agents in Financial Education’s Programs. Therein, it is emphasized that Elementary, Secondary and Post Secondary Education is essential in the development of a savings culture and in the individuals’ awareness to deal with the financial services to comply with their own personal demands.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 29

Keywords: Financial Education, International Experience, Educational Policies

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Date posted: May 12, 2013  

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Saito, André Taue and Savoia, José and de Angelis Santana, Flavia, Paradigms of Financial Education in Brazil (December 1, 2006). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2263728 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2263728

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André Taue Saito (Contact Author)
Federal University of São Paulo (Unifesp) ( email )
Rua Angelica, 1000
Osasco, Sao Paulo 06110295
Jose Roberto Ferreira Savoia
FEA-USP ( email )
Av. Prof. Luciano Gualberto 908
São Paulo SP, São Paulo 05508-900
Columbia University - School of International & Public Affairs (SIPA) ( email )
418 west 118th street 8th floor 828 B
New York City, NY 10021
United States
Flavia De Angelis Santana
Independent ( email )
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