Annamaria Lusardi is University Professor of Economics and Accountancy at the George Washington University. Moreover, she is the founder and academic director of the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center (GFLEC), and the co-chair of the G53 Financial Literacy and Personal Finance Research Network (G53 Network). Previously, she was the Joel Z. and Susan Hyatt Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College, where she taught for twenty years. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton University and an honorary degree of Doctor of Science (Economics and Business Administration) from the University of Vaasa in Finland.

Professor Lusardi received numerous research awards. In both 2017 and 2021, she was included in the Clarivate list, which recognizes exceptional research influence demonstrated by the production of multiple highly-cited papers that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year in the Web of Science™. In August 2017, she was appointed Director of the Financial Education Committee in charge of designing the national strategy for financial literacy in Italy. In 2019, she was included in the Forbes list of the 100 successful women in Italy. She was recently listed in the top 100 leaders in wealth management in We Wealth.

Annamaria Lusardi is University Professor of Economics and Accountancy at the George Washington University. Moreover, she is the founder and academic director of the Global Financial Literacy Excellence Center (GFLEC), and the co-chair of the G53 Financial Literacy and Personal Finance Research Network (G53 Network). Previously, she was the Joel Z. and Susan Hyatt Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College, where she taught for twenty years. She has also taught at Princeton University, the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, and Columbia Business School. From January to June 2008, she was a visiting scholar at Harvard Business School.  She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Princeton University and an honorary degree of Doctor of Science (Economics and Business Administration) from the University of Vaasa in Finland.

Professor Lusardi received numerous research and other awards. In both 2017 and 2021, she was included in the Clarivate list, which recognizes exceptional research influence demonstrated by the production of multiple highly-cited papers that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year in the Web of Science™.  She also received the 2018 Ketchum Prize from FINRA Investor Education Foundation, the 2018 Oscar and Shoshana Trachtenberg Prize for Faculty Scholarship, the 2014 William A. Forbes Public Awareness Award from the Council for Economic Education, and the 2013 William E. Odom Visionary Leadership Award from the Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy and other prizes.

In 2009, she served as a faculty advisor for the Office of Financial Education of the U.S. Treasury. In August 2017, she was appointed Director of the Financial Education Committee in charge of designing the national strategy for financial literacy in Italy. She has chairs the Research Committee of the OECD/International Network on Financial Education. In 2019, she was included in the Forbes list of the 100 successful women in Italy. She was recently listed in the top 100 leaders in wealth management in We Wealth. In 2020, she was awarded one of the two prizes from Fortune Italia for her work on financial literacy for vulnerable groups.