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Virtual : Macroeconomics of Climate Change

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Session No.: CE 22.33V

Location: Kuwait City, Kuwait

Date: November 7-17, 2022 (2 weeks) New dates

Primary Language: English

    Target Audience

    Mid-level to senior officials from central banks, ministries of finance, and other government agencies tasked with the design and execution of policies related to macroeconomics and climate change issues.

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    Qualifications

    Participants are expected to have an advanced degree in economics or equivalent experience and be proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel. It is strongly recommended that applicants first complete the online Macroeconomics of Climate Change: Science, Economics, and Policies (MCCx-SEP) course.

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    Course Description

    This course provides an overview of the science and economic costs of climate change, discusses adaptation and mitigation policy options for tackling climate change-including pricing carbon emissions as well as greening the economy with the removal of fossil fuels subsidies-while taking stock of the global climate debate, and analyzes challenges and opportunities related to transitioning to greener economic models.

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    Course Objectives

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

    • Assess the costs of climate change.
    • Design comprehensive strategies for implementing mitigation commitments and investment in the net-zero transition.
    • Work with climate data to help analyze the macroeconomic impact of climate change issues.
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