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  • Wednesday, February 06, 2019 3:21 PM | Julia Heath (Administrator)

    Representing NAEE, Julie Heath appeared on the Better Business Bureau's podcast, Doing Business Better series. She spoke on the economic impact of the recent shutdown. Check it out here.

  • Monday, December 10, 2018 8:52 AM | Derek D'Angelo (Administrator)

    Abdullah Al‐Bahrani , Jamie Weathers , Darshak Patel

    First published: 07 June 2018

    We examine financial literacy and the returns to financial literacy education, specifically focusing on the racial financial literacy gap. We confirm evidence that whites have higher financial literacy scores relative to minorities and that financial literacy increases with participation in financial literacy education. However, we find the benefit of participation in financial literacy education is higher for whites than that for minorities. Thus, the impact of being white alone persists, indicating a racial financial literacy and/or behavioral difference despite financial literacy education. Our findings have implications for policymakers interested in narrowing the racial wealth gap via financial literacy education.


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