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BBVA Invites Applications for Research Grants on Financial Education

Friday, April 5, 2019

The Center for Financial Education and Capability, as a part of BBVA, is launching the second call for expressions of interest BBVA EduFin Research Grants 2019. Researchers, teams of researchers and research organizations interested in conducting rigorous research on financial education-related issues in the world are encouraged to apply.

Deadline for Applications is April 25, 2019 (11:59 pm)

The Center is a reputed initiative created by BBVA to promote financial education and capability as important factors to help poverty alleviation and economic prosperity. The Center’s main goal is to boost research and promote action to improve financial literacy and capabilities. The Advisory Council of the Center is composed by international renowned organizations with a solid experience in the finance world such as CAF, the European Banking Federation, the InterAmerican Development Bank, the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center (GFLEC), Better Finance, as observer member, MIDE (Museo Interactivo de Economía), the OECD, SEGIB and the World Bank among others. For more information about the Advisory Council you can have a look at ​www.bbvaedufin.com.

This BERG marks the first annual competitive funding round that will invest a total of €50,000 € to support research projects. Projects are requested in all aspects of financial education, and we especially welcome papers that address one of the topics below:

  • Digitalization as driving force behind financial education
  • Financial education and poverty
  • The interest conflict and lack of confidence on financial institutions as promoter of financial education
  • Evaluation of financial education strategies

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