Financial education programs often work for young people. But when targeting adults, attendance rates tend to plummet and old habits creep back in. Learning about finance is key to financial inclusion. So how can we better reach adults and transform their financial habits? Among youth, hands-on learning strategies are at least as successful as lectures. But we still know … [Read more...] about Can teaching financial literacy help teachers improve their own financial habits?
Verónica Frisancho is a senior research economist in the Research Department of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). Verónica’s work can best be described as applied microeconomics, and her main field of specialization is Development Economics. Her research in these areas includes an emphasis on education, labor markets in developing countries, domestic violence, and financial inclusion.