Financial Education, Literacy and Investment Attitudes
SAFE Working Paper No. 86
37 Pages Posted: 4 Mar 2015 Last revised: 7 May 2015
Date Written: May 2015
Based on a sample of university students, we provide field and laboratory evidence that a small scale training intervention has both a statistically and economically significant effect on subjective and objective assessments of financial knowledge. We show also that the intervention increases self-assessed more than actual financial knowledge.
Keywords: Financial education, Financial literacy, Planning, Investment attitudes
JEL Classification: D14, G11, I20
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