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Metody podnoszenia świadomości finansowej wśród osób zagrożonych wykluczeniem społecznym
Methods of Financial Capabilities development among low-income population

Author(s): Tomasz Potocki, Krzysztof Opolski
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Economy, Education
Published by: Łódzkie Towarzystwo Naukowe
Keywords: financial capabilities; decision rules (heuristics); financial education; economic socialization; personal finance; financial decisions; financial behavior; financial needs pyramid

Summary/Abstract: The very low level of financial capabilities, especially in the context of the recent financial crisis has became a hot international debate. It has results in the number of recommendation issued by OECD, World Bank as well as European Commission. It has played very significant role from the perspective of low income population. Building financial capabilities among this part of the society may be the most effective way of rising the level of life quality. The financial education fallacy forces the new institutionalized and holistic framework of rising financial capabilities. In particular, the main aim of the paper is to present theoretical model of institutional financial capability building with the key components including: economic socialization, economic education as well as the right financial product design. The critical review of international and domestic research was applied to answer the research question.

  • Issue Year: 2016
  • Issue No: 98
  • Page Range: 255-274
  • Page Count: 36
  • Language: Polish