Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Money (But Were Afraid to Ask) (Ep. 298 Rebroadcast)

...my graduate studies. As you can tell, she still sounds a bit Milanese. LUSARDI: I have to say I cannot get rid of it. It’s inside me. When Lusardi first...

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Money (But Were Afraid to Ask) (Ep. 298)

...my graduate studies. As you can tell, she still sounds a bit Milanese. LUSARDI: I have to say I cannot get rid of it. It’s inside me. When Lusardi first...

Are We a Nation of Financial Illiterates?

...three of Lusardi’s questions correctly. The subjects simply didn’t come up. Just as they apparently didn’t for the two-thirds of the older respondents to Lusardi’s questions. The good news is...

More Depressing News on America's Financial Literacy (or Lack Thereof)

...Annamaria Lusardi of Dartmouth. This week’s NBER e-mail blast describing the latest crop of economics working papers includes nine papers; of those, four are written or co-written by Lusardi on...

Should Kids Pay Back Their Parents for Raising Them? (Ep. 223)

...you’ve heard many, many stories about the former multi-million-dollar superstar who’s lost everything. In a recent academic paper, the researchers Kyle Carlson, Joshua Kim, Annamaria Lusardi, and Colin Camerer analyzed...

What Do Hand-Washing and Financial Illiteracy Have in Common? (Ep. 58)

...different solutions to our financial illiteracy. One is Annamaria Lusardi, an economist at George Washington University, who has spent the past 10 years studying the topic, and believes that education...

Financial Literacy Solutions, Information-Design Edition

...Council of Economic Advisers chairmen discuss the role of financial illiteracy in the recession. And economist Annamaria Lusardi and legal scholar Lauren Willis offer their solutions to the problem. Two...

The Future of Freakonomics Radio (Ep. 339)

...Thing You Can Do With Your Money ”] It’s a tax on smart people who don’t realize their propensity for doing stupid things. Annamaria LUSARDI : [From “ Everything You...