NAFI presents financial literacy rating of regions at Russian Investment Forum

11 February 2019

НАФИ на Российском инвестиционном форуме

February 14, 2019 at the Russian Investment Forum in Sochi at the session “Public Financial Literacy as the Basis for Financial Stability” the first study of the financial literacy of the population in each of 85 subjects of the Russian the Financial will be presented. Anton Siluanov, the First Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation, will award representatives of the regions that have become leaders of the rating.

 The financial literacy rating of the regions was prepared by the NAFI Research Center in the framework of the joint Project of the Ministry of Finance of Russia and the World Bank “Raising the Level of Financial Literacy of the Population and Financial Education in the Russian Federation”. 85 000 respondents were polled. The Financial Literacy Index was used for assessment of the overall level of financial literacy, it reflects a person’s ability for rational financial management. The research methodology was developed by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). At the moment, regular measurements of the level of financial literacy of population are carried out in more than 30 countries of the world.

 The session will be attended by: 

  • Anton Siluanov, the First Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation, the Minister of Finance of the Russian Federation

  • Andrei Bokarev, the Director of the Department for International Financial Relations of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation

  • Guzelia Imaeva, the General Director of the NAFI Research Center

  • Anna Popova, the Head of the Federal Service for Surveillance on Consumer Rights Protection and Human Wellbeing

  • Sergey Shvetsov, the First Deputy Chairman of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation

  • Anton Drozdov, the Chairman of the Board of the Pension Fund of the Russian Federation

  • Anton Alikhanov, the Governor of the Kaliningrad Region

  • Andras Horvai, the Country Director and the Resident Representative for the Russian Federation, Europe and Central Asia of the World Bank

  • Georgy Gorshkov, the First Deputy President of the Chairman of the Board of the Post Bank

  • Dmitry Grigorenko, the Deputy Head of the Federal Tax Service

  • Ruben Enikolopov, the Rector of the New Economic School