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Financial education and consumer protection

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  • OECD/CVM Centre on Financial Education and Literacy in LAC

    Launched in 2016, the Centre promotes efficient financial education in Latin America and the Caribbean through a range of activities including meetings, surveys, mutual learning through peer reviews, and research.

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  • G20/OECD INFE Policy Guidance: Digitalisation and Financial Literacy

    The digitalisation of financial products and services, and the consequent need to strengthen digital financial literacy has become an important component of the global policy-making agenda. This guidance aims to identify and promote effective initiatives that enhance digital and financial literacy in light of the unique characteristics, advantages, and risks of digital financial services and channels.

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  • Behavioural economics and financial consumer protection

    This paper looks at the application of behavioural economics in the area of financial consumer protection and how numerous governments are testing and implementing its application for policies promoting financial consumer protection. It highlights how behavioural economics can help provide cost-efficient ways of making policy more effective at promoting positive outcomes for consumers.

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