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Discounting financial literacy: Time preferences and participation in financial education programs

  • Meier, Stephan
  • Sprenger, Charles D.
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    Many policymakers and economists argue that financial literacy is key to financial well-being. But why do many individuals remain financially illiterate despite the benefits of being financially informed?

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization.

    Volume (Year): 95 (2013)
    Issue (Month): C ()
    Pages: 159-174

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