Hot Topic: Financial Literacy Month

November is Financial Literacy Month and Carleton University experts are available to discuss related topics.

Frances Woolley
Professor in the Department of Economics

Phone: 613-520-2600, ext. 3756

Woolley is available to speak about earnings, employment, taxes and benefit policies, labour force participation and demographics. Her research centres on families and public policy. Her most-cited work is on modelling family decision making, measuring inequality within the household, feminist economics, and tax benefit policy.

She has served as secretary treasurer of the Canadian Economics Association, business editor of Canadian Public Policy, co-editor of Review of Economics of the Household, and on the editorial boards of Feminist Economics and the Journal of Socio-Economics.

Merridee Bujaki
Director of the Centre for Research and Education on Women and Work (CREWW), Past-President of the Canadian Academic Accounting Association, Associate Professor of Accounting in the Sprott School of Business

Phone: 613-520-2600, ext. 2774

Bujaki’s research focus is on voluntary disclosure in corporate annual reports, historical accounting, governance and accountability practices. She is involved in research projects addressing corporate governance; accounting policy choice; gender issues in management; mentoring; and the depiction of gender and race in accounting firm recruitment documents. Bujaki has published in academic journals and professional magazines, including the Journal of Accounting Literature, Women in Management Review, Canadian Journal of Administrative Studies and Gender in Management: An International Journal.

Media Contact
Steven Reid
Media Relations Officer
Carleton University
613-520-2600, ext. 8718

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