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Macroeconomics of Climate Change - Transitioning to Net-zero (MCCx-TNZ)

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Session No.: OL 22.190

Location: Course conducted online

Date: July 15, 2022 - August 31, 2022 (7 weeks)

Delivery Method: Online Training

Primary Language: English

    Target Audience

    All government officials are welcome to register. Officials in finance, economy, and planning ministries who provide advice on macroeconomic policies or implement policy will find the course particularly beneficial.

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    Qualifications

    Some knowledge of economics is helpful. Access to a computer with a reliable Internet connection and a Google Chrome web browser is essential.

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    Course Description

    This online course, presented by the IMF's Institute for Capacity Development and Research Department serves as the third in a six-part "Macroeconomics of Climate Change (MCCx)" series. In this offering, you will learn about the general investment needs for a net-zero emission transition, as well as the roadmap for decarbonization across sectors.

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    Course Objectives

    By the end of the course, you will: 

    • Define the four building blocks of a growth and distribution friendly mitigation strategy.
    • Compare the effects of mitigation policies on commodity prices, trade patterns, and fossil fuel exporters' economies, as well as domestically and internationally.
    • Describe the general investment needs for a net-zero emission transition.
    • Identify a roadmap for decarbonization across sectors.
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