Connect with IMF Institute
Economic Issues in Regional Integration

Cancelled - Economic Issues in Regional Integration (ERI)

Cancelled

Session No.: AT 20.05

Location: Ebene, Mauritius

Date: June 1-12, 2020 (2 weeks)

Primary Language: English

Interpretation Language: French

    Target Audience

    Mid-level to senior officials in central banks, ministries of finance, and other interested ministries and agencies in countries that are part of a regional integration arrangement or are exploring or planning the organization of such an arrangement. Staff from intergovernmental or supranational regional organizations are also invited.

    Back to top

    Qualifications

    Participants are expected to have an advanced degree in economics or equivalent experience and be proficient in the use of spreadsheets.

    Back to top

    Course Description

    The main objective of this course, presented by the Institute for Capacity Development, is to broaden participants’ understanding of economic, monetary, and financial integration. Drawing on theory and on case studies from experiences in several regions, the course covers requirements for economic and monetary integration; trade, financial, and monetary integration; costs and benefits of the integration process; and political economy aspects of integration.
     
    Workshops are designed to deepen participants’ knowledge of specific issues that may emerge in economic and monetary integration. Participants use case studies with country data to make assessments and are required to deliver their conclusions in short presentations.
     

    Back to top

    Course Objectives

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

    • Analyze the various types of regional integration and cooperation, as well as the dynamics of the integration process.
    • Analyze the costs and benefits of various integration schemes for their countries.
    • Assess the degrees of convergence in various macroeconomic variables in the run-up to deeper integration, and the degree of convergence afterward.
    • Summarize economic and political arguments regarding integration that may affect their own country.

     

     

     

     

    Back to top

    Apply Now - Application deadline approaching:

    IMF offers online training to government officials and public. Click Learn more to find our current offerings.

    Online: Debt Sustainability Framework for Low Income Countries

    English (English), October 7, 2020 - November 6, 2020, Course conducted online

    Apply online by October 21, 2020

    Virtual - Fiscal Policy Analysis (FPA)

    English (French), November 30, 2020 - December 11, 2020, Ebene, Mauritius

    Apply online by October 23, 2020

    Virtual - Macroeconomic Diagnostics (MDS)

    English, November 30, 2020 - December 10, 2020, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    Apply online by October 25, 2020

    Virtual - Financial Sector Surveillance (FSS)

    English, November 9-13, 2020, New Delhi, India

    Apply online by October 26, 2020