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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.

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    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
    December 5, 2022 December 16, 2022 Singapore, Singapore ST 22.17 English Deadline passed
    September 11, 2023 September 22, 2023 Vienna, Austria JV 23.25 English (Russian) Apply online by June 18, 2023
    December 4, 2023 December 15, 2023 Singapore, Singapore ST 23.33 English Apply online by July 7, 2023
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    Videos

    Introduction to Fiscal Policy Analysis course

    by Reda Cherif and Fuad Hasanov
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