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Financial Sector Policies (FSP)

FSP

This course, presented by the Institute for Capacity Development, begins with an overview of how risks are transmitted within and between the financial and real sectors. Participants then examine the design and impact of financial sector policies for mitigating vulnerabilities starting with the rationale for both microprudential and macroprudential policies. The interactions between macroeconomic and prudential policies are also discussed. Although the emphasis is on preventive strategies, the course discusses policies to deal with financial distress situations. The combination of lectures, case studies, and hands-on workshops allows participants to discuss and experiment with various policies to gauge their outcomes, intended and unintended. Those who are primarily interested in risk assessment are referred to the Financial Sector Surveillance course, where that is the focus.

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    Target Audience

    Junior to senior government officials engaged in setting policy for the financial sector, particularly the staff of central banks, financial regulators, and any other agencies involved in micro- or macroprudential oversight.

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    Qualifications

    Participants are expected to have an advanced degree in economics or finance, or equivalent work experience; a basic understanding of econometrics; the ability to interpret econometric results; and working knowledge of Excel. It is strongly recommended that applicants have completed the online Financial Market Analysis (FMAx) course and the Financial Sector Surveillance (FSS) course because understanding and assessing financial sector risks is important to the design of mitigating policies.

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    Course Objectives

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

    • Identify channels through which shocks are transmitted between the financial sector and the real economy, and within and between financial systems. 
    • Analyze relevant micro- and macroprudential policies, how they are likely to interact with other policies, and any possible unintended consequences.
    • Recommend macroprudential tools to prevent and mitigate systemic risk and identify likely specific implementation challenges.
    • Assess the effectiveness of microprudential and macroprudential policies.
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    Upcoming Offering

    Start date End date Location Session No. Primary & (Interpretation) language Apply
    May 23, 2022 May 27, 2022 Washington, D.C., United States OT 22.12V Spanish Deadline passed
    June 26, 2022 June 30, 2022 Kuwait City, Kuwait CE 22.20V English Deadline passed
    July 3, 2022 July 7, 2022 Kuwait City, Kuwait CE 22.21V English Apply online by May 20, 2022
    August 1, 2022 August 12, 2022 Vienna, Austria JV 22.27V English Apply online by May 22, 2022
    October 3, 2022 October 7, 2022 Ebene, Mauritius AT 22.31V English (French) Apply online by August 26, 2022
    October 10, 2022 October 14, 2022 Ebene, Mauritius AT 22.32V English (French) Apply online by September 2, 2022
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