Quotation Cupak, Andrej, Fessler, Pirmin, Schneebaum, Alyssa, Silgoner, Maria. 2018. Decomposing gender gaps in financial literacy: New international evidence. Economics Letters. 168 102-106.




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.


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Status of publication Published
Affiliation WU
Type of publication Journal article
Journal Economics Letters
Citation Index SSCI
WU Journalrating 2009 A
WU-Journal-Rating new FIN-A, STRAT-B, VW-B, WH-B
Language English
Title Decomposing gender gaps in financial literacy: New international evidence
Volume 168
Year 2018
Page from 102
Page to 106
Reviewed? Y
URL https://ac.els-cdn.com/S0165176518301332/1-s2.0-S0165176518301332-main.pdf?_tid=a81a916a-c98a-48fe-ae93-52f98270d58d&acdnat=1538997728_f2ad67738ad561ee37d8af80cf3b300f
DOI https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2018.04.004
Open Access N


Schneebaum, Alyssa (Details)
Cupak, Andrej (LIS Cross-National Data Center, Luxembourg)
Fessler, Pirmin (OeNB, Austria)
Silgoner, Maria (OeNB, Austria)
Department of Economics (Grisold) (Details)
Economics of Inequality FI (Details)
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