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Seminar III: Financial Literacy Around the World : An Overview

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Annamaria Lusardi
Denit Trust Distinguished Scholar in Economics and Accountancy

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Date/Time
April 11, 2012
3:30pm to 5:00pm
Reception to follow

Location
The George Washington University School of Business
Duquès Hall
2201 G Street NW (22nd Street entrance)
Metro: Foggy Bottom Station

Interview: Annamaria Lusardi, Denit Trust Distinguished Scholar in Economics and Accountancy

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Annamaria Lusardi is the Denit Trust Distinguished Scholar in Economics and Accountancy at the George Washington University School of Business. Previously, she was the Joel Z. and Susan Hyatt Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College, where she taught for twenty years. She has also taught at Princeton University, the University of Chicago Public Policy School, the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and Columbia Business School. In 2008 she was a visiting scholar at Harvard Business School. Moreover, she is the Academic Director of the Global Center for Financial Literacy, and the Director of the Financial Literacy Center, a joint Center with the Rand Corporation and the Wharton School created with the support of the Social Security Administration. Dr Lusardi won numerous research awards. Among them is a research fellowship from the Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies at the University of Chicago, a faculty fellowship from the John M. Olin Foundation, and a junior and senior faculty fellowship from Dartmouth College. She is the recipient of the Fidelity Pyramid Prize, a $50,000 award to authors of published applied research that best helps address the goal of improving lifelong financial well-being for Americans.