The Gender Gap in Financial Literacy [DIW Berlin]

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24 November 2016 INSIGHTS, LINKS

At DIW Berlin, Antonia Grohmann, Research Associate in the Department of International Economics, has studied the possible explanations behind the gender gap in financial literacy.

Three factors are taken into account: Socio-demographic characteristics, different ways to deal with finances and cultural factors established for country-specific accounts. Can any of these aspects explain the phenomenon?

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