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Inclusive Growth and Structural Policies

Macroeconomics of Climate Change (MCC)

Apply online by September 1, 2024

Session No.: JV 24.37

Location: Vienna, Austria

Date: December 2-13, 2024 (2 weeks)

Delivery Method: In-person Training

Primary Language: English

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    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 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 policy options for adaptation and mitigation (including pricing carbon emissions and removing of fossil fuel subsidies), 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:  

    • Understand 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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