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Inclusive Growth

Inclusive Growth (IG)


Session No.: CT 18.11

Location: Dalian, China

Date: December 3-14, 2018 (2 weeks)

Primary Language: English

Interpretation Language: Chinese

    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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    Participants are expected to have a degree in economics or social sciences or equivalent experience.
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    Course Description

    This course, presented by the IMF Institute for Capacity Development, is designed to heighten participant with 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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    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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