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

Pablo Hernandez De Cos, Governor of Banco de España, is the new member of the Osservatorio’s International Advisory Board

Pablo Hernandez De Cos Governor of Banco de España is the new member of the Osservatorio Permanente Giovani – Editori’s International Advisory Board. The International Advisory Board, which is led by Andrea Ceccherini, is composed of Carlos Da Silva Costa (Governor of Bank of Portugal). Klaas Knot (President of Nederlandsche Bank) Francois Villeroy de Galhau … Continued

Pablo HERNANDEZ DE COS, Central Bank Governor of Spain, guest of Osservatorio Permanente Giovani – Editori: a conversation with 800 Italian students

The series of the important events continues at the Odeon Theatre in Florence. Today, on the occasion of the sixth edition of the “Young Factor” project for the school year 2019/2020 which is sponsored by the Osservatorio Permanente Giovani – Editori a new, important event was held for the more than 800 Italian students who … Continued

Osservatorio Permanente Giovani-Editori: 6 Central Bank Governors together to improve the economic and finacial literacy of young generations

Carlos Da Silva Costa, Governor Bank of Portugal is the new member of the Osservatorio’s International Advisory Board. He is nominated by the Osservatorio’s Presidency Department. The International Advisory Board, which is led by Andrea Ceccherini, is composed of Klaas Knot (President of Nederlandsche Bank) Luis M. Linde (former Governor of Banco de España), Francois … Continued

Klaas KNOT (President of the Bank of the Netherlands), Luis M. LINDE (Governor of the Bank of Spain 2012-2018), Ignazio VISCO (Governor of the Bank of Italy), Jens WEIDMANN (President of the Deutsche Bundesbank), guests of the Osservatorio

Another great meeting at the Teatro Odeon (in Florence) was held for the fifth edition of the “Young Factor”’s project which is promoted by the Osservatorio Permanente Giovani – Editori. At the meeting there were almost 1000 Italian students that taking part to the initiative. These event continues the path, already started for years, by … Continued

Carlos Da Silva Costa guest of the Osservatorio Permanente Giovani-Editori

One of the Osservatorio Permanente Giovani-Editori’s many noteworthy meetings was held in Siena’s Teatro dei Rozzi to commemorate the fourth edition of our ‘Young Factor’ initiative for the 2017/18 academic year and was attended by 400 students who were themselves enrolled in the initiative. This conference continued the program started years ago by the Osservatorio … Continued

Ewald Nowotny and Jan Smets guests of the Osservatorio Permanente Giovani-Editori

Another great meeting was held at the Odeon Theatre in Florence to mark the launch of the fourth edition of the ‘Young Factor’ initiative for the 2017/18 academic year, promoted by the Osservatorio Permanente Giovani-Editori in front of roughly 700 students who themselves were participants in the initiative. This conference continued the program started years … Continued

Francois VILLEROY DE GALHAU guest of Osservatorio Permanente Giovani – Editori

Another great meeting in Florence at the Teatro Odeon was held today in the context of the third edition of the project “Young Factor” a.s. 2016/2017 promoted by Osservatorio Permanente Giovani – Editori in front of over 1000 Italian students participating in the initiative. The appointment that follows the road that has been going on … Continued

Luis M. Linde guest of Osservatorio Permanente Giovani – Editori

The inauguration meeting of the third edition of the project “Young Factor” a.s. was held today. 2016/2017 promoted by Osservatorio Permanente Giovani – Editori presided over by Andrea Ceccherini and with the support of Intesa Sanpaolo, Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena and UniCredit, in front of more than 800 Italian students participating in the … Continued

Klaas Knot guest of Osservatorio Permanente Giovani–Editori

He was the Governor of the Central Bank of the Netherlands, Klaas Knot, in an Odeon depleted for the participation of over seven hundred Italian high school students, the guest of the great meetings of the Young Factor project promoted by the Osservatorio Permanente Giovani–Editori, chaired by Andrea Ceccherini, with the support of Intesa Sanpaolo, … Continued

Jens Weidmann guest of the Osservatorio Permanente Giovani-Editori

It was inaugurated today, in Florence, attended by Jens Weidmann, in an Odeon Theatre sold out for the participation of over 800 students of Italian secondary schools, the second edition of the “Young Factor” sponsored by the Osservatorio Permanente Giovani-Editori, chaired by Andrea Ceccherini, with the support of Intesa Sanpaolo, Monte dei Paschi di Siena and … Continued

The Governor of the Bundesbank Jens Weidmann will be the guest of the Osservatorio Permanente Giovani-Editori after the invitation of Andrea Ceccherini

It will be the governor of the Bundesbank, Jens Weidmann, next international guests who will tread the stage of the great events of the Osservatorio Permanenet Giovani-Editori. After the former Governor of the ECB Jean-Claude Trichet, who last year received the invitation of the President of the Osservatorio Andrea Ceccherini, and personally decided to christen the … Continued

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