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Financial Literacy Seminar Series

GFLEC at the George Washington University

Thursday, March 20, 2014 from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM (EDT)

Financial Literacy Seminar Series

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Please join us for the kickoff of the spring 2014 Financial Literacy Seminar Series (FLSS) on Thursday, March 20. The seminar series will begin with a Distinguished Financial Literacy Speaker, Professor John Campbell of Harvard University. He will offer an overview of the upcoming paper, "Inattention and Inertia in Household Finance: Evidence from the Danish Mortgage Market," which he co-authored with Steffen Andersen, Kasper Meisner Nielsen, and Tarun Ramadorai. Click here to read the preliminary draft of the paper.

Seminar: 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.
George Washington University, Marvin Center, Amphitheater, 3rd Floor

Reception: 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
George Washington University, Marvin Center, Room 310


For this specific seminar we will be in a different building, but will return to our usual location for the other spring term seminars. Both the seminar and the reception will be held on the 3rd floor of the Marvin Center.

SAVE THESE DATES for our upcoming seminars:

  • March 27, Kasey Wiedrich, Corporation for Enterprise Development
  • April 10, Daniel Gottlieb and Kent Smetters, The Wharton School
  • April 24, David Richardson, TIAA-CREF
  • May 8, Stephanie Moulton, Ohio State University
  • May 22, Alice Henriques, The Federal Reserve Board


The FLSS is a joint initiative of the Federal Reserve Board (FRB) and the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center at the George Washington University School of Business (GWSB). Additional information about the seminar series and directions to GWSB are provided on our website at Please contact us at if you have questions about the FLSS.


We look forward to seeing you on Thursday, March 20!


The Steering Committee,

Annamaria Lusardi, GFLEC

John Sabelhaus, FRB

Kristen Burnell, GFLEC

Laura Feiveson, FRB

Joanne Hsu, FRB

Ellen Merry, FRB

Doriana Ruffino, FRB

Max Schmeiser, FRB

Kamila Sommer, FRB

Have questions about Financial Literacy Seminar Series? Contact GFLEC at the George Washington University

When & Where

Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center & The Federal Reserve Board
800 21st Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20052

Thursday, March 20, 2014 from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM (EDT)

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GFLEC at the George Washington University

Through its research and expertise, GFLEC seeks to inform policy as well as develop and promote financial literacy programs around the world.  GFLEC focuses on groundbreaking research, with particular emphasis on financial education in schools, in the workplace, and in the community.  It also is engaged in research that looks at financial literacy among women and the young.  At GFLEC, we seek to make research findings more accessible to policymakers and practitioners in order to help shape the national and international dialogue around financial literacy. 

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