You are invited to submit papers to be presented at the Asia Pacific Financial Education Institute, held virtually and in person from 17-18 November 2022. The Institute is a forum for the presentation and discussion of financial education research. Its purpose is to promote excellent work in this field, foster research that can inform policy, and identify effective financial education programs.

Submission Details

  • The Institute seeks papers assessing the effectiveness of financial education and its effects on financial behaviour and other outcomes.

  • Research on financial education in all venues are welcome - primary and secondary schools, colleges and universities, workplaces, and other locations.

  • Academic faculty, researchers and advanced PhD students in economics, finance, and related fields studying financial education are encouraged to submit papers.

  • To submit, please send a copy of your paper to skbi_enquiries [at]

  • The deadline for submission is 15 August 2022.


The Asia Pacific Financial Education Institute will be co-hosted by the Sim Kee Boon Institute for Financial Economics (SKBI) at the Singapore Management University, directed by Dave Fernandez, and the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center (GFLEC) at the George Washington University, directed by Annamaria Lusardi. The Institute is modelled after GFLEC’s Cherry Blossom Financial Education Institute held in Washington, D.C. every April. The research committee for the Asia Pacific Institute consists of Dave Fernandez, Annamaria Lusardi, Alberto Rossi (Georgetown University), and Michael Staten (University of Arizona). Catch up on last year's Asia Pacific Financial Education Institute here.


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