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Fiscal Policy Analysis (FPA)

Fiscal Policy Analysiis

This course, presented by the Institute for Capacity Development, provides an overview of the concepts and techniques used to analyze how fiscal policy can help ensure macroeconomic stability and sustainable long-term growth. This hands-on course is built around the core macrofiscal topics needed to analyze fiscal policy. The learning units include general empirical findings, Microsoft Excel-based workshops, case studies, and selected topics of regional interest. The course will be of interest to officials who wish to better understand how fiscal policy can affect the economy and the related tools of analysis.

Read More Topic : Fiscal Policy

    Target Audience

    Junior to senior officials interested in understanding fiscal policy and its macroeconomic implications.

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    Qualifications

    Participants are expected to have taken undergraduate courses in macroeconomics or have equivalent experience and have a basic background in microeconomics and econometrics. It is strongly recommended that applicants have completed the Financial Programming and Policies (FPP) course.

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    Course Objectives

    Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

    • Use fiscal policy to attain key government objectives: macro-stability, equity and efficiency, and sustainable long-term growth.
    • Use the tools and techniques acquired to assess the country’s fiscal stance, fiscal multipliers, and debt sustainability.
    • Assess the key elements of tax and expenditure policy.
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    Syllabus

    This course aims at providing an overview of the key fiscal policy concepts and techniques to analyze how fiscal policy can help ensure macroeconomic stability and sustainable long-term growth. This hands-on course is built around core macro-fiscal topics needed to analyze fiscal policy. Units will be substantiated by general empirical findings, excel-based workshops, case studies, and selected topics of regional interest. The course will be offered to officials who are interested in gaining a broad understanding of the impact of fiscal policy on the economy and related tools of analysis.
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    Upcoming Offering

    Start date End date Location Session No. Primary & (Interpretation) language Apply
    September 21, 2020 October 1, 2020 Kuwait City, Kuwait CE 20.30V Arabic Deadline passed
    November 23, 2020 December 4, 2020 Ebene, Mauritius AT 20.16V English (French) Apply online by October 16, 2020
    December 7, 2020 December 11, 2020 Beijing, China CT 20.09V English (Chinese) Invitation
    December 7, 2020 December 18, 2020 Singapore, Singapore ST 20.36V English Apply online by October 9, 2020
    January 18, 2021 January 28, 2021 Kuwait City, Kuwait CE 21.01V Arabic Apply online by December 11, 2020
    April 26, 2021 April 30, 2021 Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis OT 21.10V English Invitation
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    Videos

    Introduction to Fiscal Policy Analysis course

    by Reda Cherif and Fuad Hasanov
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    IMF offers online training to government officials and public. Click Learn more to find our current offerings.

    Virtual - Financial Sector Surveillance (FSS)

    English, November 2-6, 2020, Vienna, Austria

    Apply online by September 20, 2020

    Virtual - Financial Development and Financial Inclusion (FDFI)

    English, November 16-27, 2020, Singapore, Singapore

    Apply online by September 21, 2020

    Virtual - Economic Issues in Regional Integration (ERI)

    English (French), October 12-23, 2020, Ebene, Mauritius

    Apply online by September 23, 2020

    Virtual - Fiscal Frameworks (FF)

    English (French), October 26, 2020 - November 6, 2020, Ebene, Mauritius

    Apply online by September 23, 2020

    Virtual - Financial Sector Policies (FSP)

    English (French), November 9-20, 2020, Ebene, Mauritius

    Apply online by September 25, 2020