Chapter 3: From financial education to economic education for citizenship
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This paper presents criticisms that have been addressed to the OECD definition of FE from two main points of view. One states that FE is bound to be ineffective, considering the gap between knowledge and skills possessed by common consumers and the skills necessary to make sound financial choices. The other critics its focus on personal finance, and proposes a Financial Economic Education, or an Economic education, intended to give citizens the knowledge needed to understand and participate in political discussion and decision-making on economic choices. Lastly, it provides some suggestions for a learning progression in economics.

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