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Inclusive Growth (IG)

Inclusive Growth

This course, presented by the 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.

Read More Topic : Inclusive Growth and Structural Policies

    Target Audience

    Mid-level to senior officials involved in economic and strategic planning; monitoring and evaluating policy strategies for reducing poverty and inequality; and promoting 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 have taken the online Financial Development and Financial Inclusion (FDFIx) course.

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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 promoting growth and 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 Session No. Primary & (Interpretation) language Apply
    December 7, 2020 December 17, 2020 Kuwait City, Kuwait CE 20.26V English (Arabic) Deadline passed
    February 1, 2021 February 12, 2021 Ebene, Mauritius AT 21.01V English (French) Apply online by December 25, 2020
    March 8, 2021 March 19, 2021 Lisbon, Portugal OT 21.12V Portuguese Invitation
    March 8, 2021 March 12, 2021 Guatemala City, Guatemala OT 21.15V Spanish Invitation
    April 19, 2021 April 30, 2021 Zanzibar, United Republic of Tanzania OT 21.19V English Invitation
    August 23, 2021 September 3, 2021 Vienna, Austria JV 21.32 English Apply online by May 30, 2021
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