"On average, women know less about financial matters than men do in most countries": seven questions for Antonia Grohmann

Interview of November 18, 2016

Ms. Grohmann, you have examined the gender gap in financial literacy. In general, do women know more or less about financial matters than men do?

On average, women know less about financial matters than men in most countries. There are exceptions – Thailand and Russia, for example – but in 135 out of 144 countries, women know less about finances than men.  [...]

The interview with Antonia Grohmann is published in: DIW Economic Bulletin 46+47/2016 (PDF, 84.55 KB).