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Formulation, Estimation, and Policy Analysis with DSGE Models (Self-Financed)

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Session No.: IT 19.09

Location: Washington, D.C., United States

Date: August 12-16, 2019 (5 days)

Primary Language: English

    Target Audience

    Officials, primarily in ministries of finance, economy, and planning, or in central banks.
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    Qualifications

    It is required that candidates have an advanced degree in economics, strong analytical skills, and a very good knowledge of English. Courses will be conducted in English with no interpretation.
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    Course Description

    Professor Lawrence J. Christiano (Northwestern University)

    The objective is to review the basic New Keynesian model, as well as recent extensions that incorporate financial and labor market frictions. The course is aimed at a broad audience, including people actively doing research with DSGE models, as well as people interested in seeing what these models are about and what they are used for. Computer lab sessions will give participants hands-on experience solving and analyzing the models discussed in the lectures. The software, Dynare version 4, will be used in the computations, though no experience with Dynare will be assumed.

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    Important Note for Internal Economics Training Courses

    Internal Economics Training (IT) courses are self-financed. The IMF will not charge officials for attending courses. However, all travel, insurance, hotel, and living costs will need to be covered by the agency sponsoring the participants.

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