The PROFIT project at the Free Market Roadshow in Athens!

The PROFIT project supported the organisation of the Free Market Roadshow Europe, via the organisation of a dedicated session in Athens. The roadshow was held at an amazing location in central Athens, at Technopolis Gkazi, in the afternoon of Thursday 11th May 2017. It was attended by policy-makers, practitioners, academics, students and the general public. It was co-0rganised by […]

The PROFIT project at the Athens Stock Exchange, for the 1st Financial Literacy Conference in Greece!

The PROFIT project supported the organisation of the 1st Financial Literacy Conference in Greece. The conference was held at the Athens Stock Exchange, on Wednesday 19th April 2017, at the Hermes room. It was very well-attended by policy-makers, practitioners, financial institution representatives, academics, students and the general public. It was co-0rganised with the Hellenic Financial Literacy institute, […]

New working paper on financial literacy and attitudes to redistribution!

A new PROFIT-related working paper on financial literacy and attitudes to redistribution was released on 26th March 2017: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2940623## Prof. Georgios Panos (University of Glasgow) and his co-authors, Dr. Alberto Montagnoli (University of Sheffield), Dr. Mirko Moro (University of Stirling) and Prof. Robert Wright (University of Strathclyde) examine the relationship between financial literacy and attitudes to […]

New working paper on financial literacy and political orientation!

A new PROFIT-related working paper on financial literacy and political orientation in Great Britain was released on 31st October 2016: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2861070 Prof. Georgios Panos (University of Glasgow) and his co-authors, Dr. Alberto Montagnoli (University of Sheffield), Dr. Mirko Moro (University of Stirling) and Prof. Robert Wright (University of Strathclyde) examine the relationship between financial literacy and political orientation […]

PROFIT at “Financing the Social Economy in a globalized context: today and tomorrow” Conference

The PROFIT project and the platform prototype was presented during the FEBEA & INAISE Conference & General Assemblies, held in Klub Bankowca ul. Smolna 6, Warsaw, on the 30-31 May 2017.

IFIN 2017 Workshop organized by PROFIT

The 2nd International Workshop on the Internet for Financial Collective Awareness & Intelligence (IFIN 2017) organized by Profit Project seeks to open a multidisciplinary dialogue on how we could use the Internet to promote financial awareness and capability among citizens.

PROFIT Incentive Mechanisms

An issue that we had to take into consideration for the design of the PROFIT Web platform was finding ways to encourage user participation, sustain user engagement, and enhance the overall user experience. Within the PROFIT platform, this issue has been addressed by CERTH with the design of a reputation-based gamification system which aims at […]