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Inclusive Growth (IG)

Inclusive Growth

This course, which is presented by the Institute for Capacity Development (ICD), is designed to increase participants’ understanding of inclusive growth and give them analytical and operational tools to evaluate, measure, and monitor how macroeconomic policies can affect growth, climate change, poverty, inequality, and job creation.  It also covers the challenges to inclusion from longer-term structural trends such as demographics and climate change. Lectures introduce the basic concepts of inclusive growth, with a special focus on long-term sustainability, while workshops offer participants an opportunity to apply the concepts and think about the design of inclusive growth strategies, drawing from country case studies.

Read More Topic : Inclusive Growth and Structural Policies

    Target Audience

    Mid-level to senior officials involved in economic and strategic planning; monitoring and evaluating strategies and policies to tackle e poverty and inequality; address climate change; and promote job creation.

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    Qualifications

    Participants are expected to have a degree in economics or social sciences or equivalent experience. It is strongly recommended that applicants complete the online Inclusive Growth (IGx) course, the online Financial Development and Financial Inclusion (FDFIx) course, or any subset of modules of the IGx online course (e.g. Inclusive Growth – Concepts and Indicators (IGx-CI), Inclusive Growth – Fiscal Policy (IGx-FP), Inclusive Growth 

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    Course Objectives

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

    • Interpret measures of poverty and inequality.¿ 
    • Analyze the role of macroeconomic policies in¿supporting¿growth, tackling climate change,¿promoting¿equality,¿and reducing poverty.¿¿ 
    • Identify obstacles to inclusive growth and prioritize reforms.¿ 
    • Design an inclusive growth strategy for their own country. 
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    Syllabus

    This course, presented by the IMF's Institute for Capacity Development, is designed to increase participants’ understanding of the concepts of inclusive growth and give them analytical and operational tools to evaluate, measure and monitor how macroeconomic policies can affect growth, poverty, inequality and job creation. Lectures introduce the basic concepts of inclusive growth, with a special focus on long-term sustainability, and workshops offer participants an opportunity to apply the concepts and think about the design of inclusive growth strategies, drawing from country case studies.
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    Upcoming Offering

    Start date End date Location Delivery Method Session No. Primary & (Interpretation) language Apply
    June 3, 2024 June 14, 2024 Vienna, Austria In-person Training JV 24.16 English Apply online by March 3, 2024
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