Promoting Consumer Education: Trends, Policies and Good Practices (Complete Edition ‐ ISBN 9789264060098)
Abstract:Consumers today are challenged by growing amounts of information and wider choices of products, requiring them to develop skills and knowledge for making good choices in complex markets. This publication examines the approaches that governments use to promote consumer education in OECD and some non‐OECD countries, highlighting the policies and measures that have been particularly effective. It also analyses recent trends, the role of stakeholders, steps being taken to evaluate the effectiveness of current programmes and the principal challenges.
Document Type: Review Article
Publication date: February 1, 2009