Annamaria Lusardi

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Annamaria Lusardi
Annamaria Lusardi standing.jpg
Annamaria Lusardi in 2013
Born Italy
Nationality Italian
Institution The George Washington University
Field Financial literacy
Alma mater Princeton University
Bocconi University

Annamaria Lusardi is an Italian-born economist and the Denit Trust Distinguished Scholar and Professor of Economics and Accountancy at The George Washington University School of Business,[1] where she also serves as the Academic Director of the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center.[2] Her interests focus on financial literacy and financial education, and she is considered an authority in those fields.[3][4][5]

Education[edit]

  • BA, Bocconi University, 1986
  • PhD, Princeton University, 1992[1]

Career[edit]

In 2009 she became the Joel Z. and Susan Hyatt Professor of Economics.[6] In 2010, Lusardi began working at the George Washington University where she is a chair professor and serves as the Denit Trust Distinguished Scholar and Professor of Economics and Accountancy at the School of Business. Lusardi is the director of the Financial Literacy Center, a joint initiative between Dartmouth College, the RAND corporation, and the Wharton School.[7] She was recently elected chair of the Research Committee of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development/International Network on Financial Education.[8]

Awards and honors[edit]

In 2013, Lusardi received the William E. Odom Visionary Leadership Award from the Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy,[9] and the National Numeracy Network’s inaugural 2012 Steen Award.[10] 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.[11]

Selected publications[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "GW Business - Annamaria Lusardi". George Washington University. May 12, 2017.
  2. ^ "Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center". July 2014. Retrieved 6 August 2014.
  3. ^ "They've Got It: Fixes for the Financial System". April 2010. Retrieved 6 August 2014.
  4. ^ "CEE Board Member, Annamaria Lusardi, Integral on PISA Results". August 2014. Retrieved 7 August 2014.
  5. ^ "5 Things to Know About Financial Literacy". August 2014. Retrieved 7 August 2014.
  6. ^ "Dartmouth webpage for Annamaria Lusardi". April 2010. Retrieved 6 August 2014.
  7. ^ "Financial Literacy Center Webpage". February 2013. Retrieved 12 August 2014.
  8. ^ "OECD/INFE". Retrieved 13 August 2014.
  9. ^ "Annamaria Lusardi Honored with William E. Odom Visionary Leadership Award". March 2013. Retrieved 6 August 2014.
  10. ^ "NNN Announces The Steen Award". February 2013. Retrieved 6 August 2014.
  11. ^ a b "Dartmouth professor wins Fidelity's Pyramid Prize". November 2007. Retrieved 6 August 2014.

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