Annamaria Lusardi

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Annamaria Lusardi

Academic Director, Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center (GFLEC), The George Washington University School of Business

Denit Trust Chair of Economics and Accountancy, The George Washington University School of Business

GFLEC, The George Washington University

Annamaria Lusardi is the Denit Trust Chair of Economics and Accountancy at the George Washington University School of Business. She previously taught at Dartmouth College, Princeton University, the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy and Booth School of Business, and Columbia Business School. She also was a visiting scholar at Harvard Business School.

Lusardi has won numerous awards for her economic and financial literacy research, including a research fellowship from the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, a faculty fellowship from the John M. Olin Foundation, and a junior and senior faculty fellowship from Dartmouth College. She earned her B.A. from Bocconi University in Milan and Ph.D. from Princeton University.

Professional Achievements

  • Research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research.
  • Founded and serves as academic director of the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center at the George Washington University School of Business.
  • Serves as the chair of the Research Committee of the OECD/International Network on Financial Education, and as a board member of the Council for Economic Education.

Publications

September 2014
This paper undertakes an assessment of a rapidly growing body of economic research on financial literacy.
March 2017
Improvements in the overall economy between 2012 and 2015 have enhanced working women’s short-term financial position. But their long-term financial status and levels of financial knowledge have changed very little.
April 2015
Difficulty covering basic expenses and costly economic practices put many college-educated Hispanics in a fragile financial state.