Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center

About Us

The Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center (GFLEC), formerly known as the Global Center for Financial Literacy (GCFL), has positioned itself to be the world’s leading center for financial literacy research and policy. Through rigorous scholarship and research, wide-reaching education, and global policy and services, the Center works with partners in Washington, D.C., throughout the United States, and across the globe to raise the level of financial knowledge.

GFLEC builds on more than ten years of academic research by Dr. Annamaria Lusardi, an early contributor to financial literacy as a field of study. By virtue of its location in the heart of Washington, D.C., the Center is positioned to directly influence policymakers. GFLEC seeks to make research findings more accessible to policymakers and practitioners in order to help shape national and international dialogue around financial literacy.

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Financial Literacy Seminar Series

The Financial Literacy Seminar Series (FLSS), a joint initiative between the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the George Washington University School of Business, brings together academics, practitioners, policymakers, and other experts to present and discuss cutting-edge research on financial literacy.

For info on upcoming seminars and to view the resources of past events, click here