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Inclusive Growth

Inclusive Growth (IG)

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Session No.: AT 24.32

Location: Ebene, Mauritius

Date: September 16-27, 2024 (2 weeks)

Delivery Method: In-person Training

Primary Language: English

Interpretation Language: French Portuguese

    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 Description

    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.

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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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