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Title:  Financial Literacy of 15-year-olds: Results from PISA 2012
Description: This Data Point uses data from the 2012 administration of the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) financial literacy assessment. PISA is an international assessment that measures 15-year-old students' reading, mathematics, and science literacy and, in 2012, general problem solving and financial literacy. PISA is coordinated by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), an intergovernmental organization of industrialized countries. The PISA financial literacy assessment assessed studentsí knowledge and understanding of fundamental elements of the financial world, including financial concepts, products, and risks, as well as their ability to apply what they know to real-life situations involving financial issues and decisions.
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Cover Date: July 2014
Web Release: July 9, 2014
Publication #: NCES 2014102
Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Patrick Gonzales and Dana Kelly
Type of Product: Data Point
Survey/Program Areas: International Activities Program (IAP)
Program for International Student Assessment (PISA)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Data Point, please contact:
Dana Kelly Springer.
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