How financial illiteracy becomes both the cause and consequence of economic inequality

This is a blogpost on the CRS newswire that questions the usefulness of CSR programmes provided by banks and other financial institutions.

The author contends that these programmes only teach people how to behave, rather than teaching them how the markets behave, how to read the financial pages and about the mechanics of the western capitalistic system? The question is how useful such programmes really are today?


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Europe: United Kingdom

Global issues

Financial accessibility and management; Trade and development

Business sectors

Accounting and management services; Education and training; Finance