Connect with IMF Institute
Fiscal Policy Analysiis

Virtual - Fiscal Policy Analysis (FPA)

Deadline passed

Session No.: AT 20.16V

Location: Ebene, Mauritius

Date: November 30, 2020 - December 11, 2020 (2 weeks) New dates

Primary Language: English

Interpretation Language: French

    Target Audience

    Junior to senior officials interested in understanding fiscal policy and its macroeconomic implications.

    Back to top

    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.

    Back to top

    Course Description

    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.

    Back to top

    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.    
    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.

    Virtual - Macroeconomic Diagnostics (MDS)

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

    Apply online by November 1, 2020

    Virtual - Financial Sector Surveillance (FSS)

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

    Apply online by November 2, 2020

    Virtual : Macroeconomic Management in Resource-Rich Countries (MRC)

    English (Russian), November 30, 2020 - December 11, 2020, Vienna, Austria

    Apply online by November 2, 2020

    Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Statistics (BOP-IIPX)

    English, November 11, 2020 - March 3, 2021, Course conducted online

    Apply online by November 4, 2020

    Virtual : Building Institutions to Fight Corruption in Africa

    English (French), November 16-20, 2020, Ebene, Mauritius

    Apply online by November 4, 2020