“Young Factor”: a project in pursuit of economic and financial literacy

The Osservatorio signed a strategic partnership with Intesa Sanpaolo, Unicredit and Mps to educate young students in economics and finance

Today, during the Young Factor meeting in Milan, a formal Memorandum of Understanding was signed with the aim of promoting economic and financial literacy in Italian upper secondary schools. Carlo Messina (CEO, Intesa Sanpaolo), Federico Ghizzoni (CEO, Unicredit) and Fabrizio Viola (CEO, Banca MPS) accepted a request by Andrea Ceccherini (President, Osservatorio Permanente Giovani – … Continued

Jean-Claude Trichet presented the first edition of the project “Young Factor”

It ‘was inaugurated today in Florence, attended by Jean-Claude Trichet, in front of over 300 students of Italian secondary schools, the first edition of the project “Young Factor” sponsored by the Osservatorio Permanenet Giovani-Editori, chaired by Andrea Ceccherini, with the support of Intesa Sanpaolo, Monte dei Paschi di Siena and UniCredit. After the event in … Continued

Appointed the Advisory Board of the Osservatorio dedicated to the project of economic and financial literacy

The Bureau of the Osservatorio Permanente Giovani-Editori has appointed the Advisory Board of the Organization. The Advisory Board of the Organization were appointed, unanimously, by the Bureau of the Osservatorio Permanente Giovani-Editori: Gabriele Galateri di Genola, Chairman of Generali, Federico Ghizzoni CEO of Unicredit, Carlo Messina CEO of Intesa Sanpaolo, Fabrizio Saccomani former Director General … Continued

Photo gallery: the best moments of the afternoon session

Images shot from the stage during the afternoon session showing the highlights of the “Young Factor” meeting. Our foreign guests, Tony Barber and Thorold Barker; Richard Parsons’s speech; the very many questions put by the students.

Andrea Ceccherini: “More economic and financial education means less downturn”

“Wherever the economic and financial culture is weaker, the downturn will be deeper”. These were the words spoken by Andrea Ceccherini, President of the Osservatorio Permanente Giovani-Editori and organizer of the Young Factor meeting, when commenting data showing Italy ranking 44th in Europe, just ahead of those countries where the downturn was even harsher such … Continued

Young Factor: “Un dialogo tra giovani, economa e finanza”

Mr Andrea Ceccherini, President of the Osservatorio Permanente Giovani – Editori said: Young Factor is the name chosen for this event which represents a new challenge for our Country aimed at increasing students’ literacy level in economics and finance and help overcome the competitive gap between young Italians and their European peers. In order to … Continued