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Barron's 2020 Financial Empowerment Honoree
2019 Kahneman Lecture, IAREP/SABE Conference on Economic Psychology and Behavioural Economics, Dublin, Ireland
2018 Ketchum Prize, FINRA Investor Education Foundation
2018 Oscar and Shoshana Trachtenberg Prize for Scholarship, The George Washington University
2017 Skandia Research Award on Long-Term Savings, Stockholm, Sweden
Financial Literacy Award, 2015 International Federation of Finance Museums, Beijing, China
2013 William E. Odom Visionary Leadership Award, Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy
Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science, University of Vaasa, Finland, September 2018
Honors and Awards
2020 Corriere della Sera list of the 110 women of the year in Italy, December 2020
GFLEC Named Barron's 2020 Financial Empowerment Honoree, December 2020
Named University Professor at The George Washington University, January 2020
2019 Forbes list of 100 most successful women in Italy
2019 Kahneman Lecture, International Association for Research in Economic Psychology (IAREP) and the Society for the Advancement of Behavioral Economics (SABE) annual meeting on Economic Psychology and Behavioural Economics, Dublin Ireland, September 2019
Top 100 Fintech leaders and influencers in Italy
2018 Ketchum Prize, FINRA Investor Education Foundation, for outstanding service and research to advance investor protection and financial capability in the U.S.
2018 Oscar and Shoshana Trachtenberg Prize for Scholarship, The George Washington University, presented annually to a tenured member of the faculty who has made significant original contributions to research and/or creative endeavors
2017 Skandia Research Award on Long-Term Savings, Stockholm, Sweden, October 2017
Ave Tucker Scholar, The George Washington University School of Business, 2017-2019
Financial Literacy Award, International Federation of Finance Museums, October 2015
Ave Tucker Summer Fellow, The George Washington University School of Business, Summer 2015
William A. Forbes Public Awareness Award, Council for Economic Education, December 2014
William E. Odom Visionary Leadership Award, Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy, April 2013
Nominated “Money Hero” by Money Magazine, 2012
National Numeracy Network’s inaugural 2012 Steen Award for the best paper published in Numeracy, February 2013
Winner of the Fidelity Pyramid Prize, a $50,000 award given to authors of published applied research that best helps address the goal of improving lifelong financial well-being for Americans, November 2007 (jointly with Olivia S. Mitchell).
Award for Best Teacher, University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, (Macroeconomics), 1999-2000.
First Prize for Excellence in Teaching, Princeton University, 1989-90.