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Decomposing gender gaps in financial literacy: New international evidence

Andrej Cupak (), Pirmin Fessler (), Alyssa Schneebaum and Maria Silgoner

Economics Letters, 2018, vol. 168, issue C, 102-106

Abstract: Using international OECD/INFE microdata, we show that the gender gap in financial literacy is highest in more developed countries. Only some of the gap can be explained by personal characteristics; the rest may be due to economic and social environment.

Keywords: Survey data; Financial literacy; Gender gaps; Decomposition analysis (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: A20 D14 G11 I20 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2018
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DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2018.04.004

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