Annamaria Lusardi’s work cited by the New York Times

Annamaria Lusardi is one of the six academics cited in the New York Times article “They’ve Got It: Fixes for the Financial System” on creative proposals to change the financial system.

“Financial literacy is an essential piece of knowledge that every student should have”, Ms. Lusardi wrote….”Just as reading and writing became skills that enabled people to succeed in modern economies, today it is impossible to succeed without being able to ‘read and write’ financially”.

The text of the article (from the NYT online)

Annamaria Lusardi’s blog on financial literacy and education.