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Economic ignorance: Australia needs to smarten up

By: Creighton, Adam.
Series: Charter.Publisher: Sydney Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia 2013Edition: Vol 84(3) April 2013 p22-23.ISSN: 1446-4543.Subject(s): Economics | Australia | Government policy | Financial Advisory ServicesSummary: Recent polls have demonstrated that the state of financial literacy in Australia is shockingly poor, with an understanding of basic economics at similar levels. This article explains why this is the case, the impact ignorance of economics has upon government policies and why more financial education should be provided for Australians.
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Recent polls have demonstrated that the state of financial literacy in Australia is shockingly poor, with an understanding of basic economics at similar levels. This article explains why this is the case, the impact ignorance of economics has upon government policies and why more financial education should be provided for Australians.

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