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Macroeconomics of Climate Change - Mitigation Strategies (MCCx-MS)

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Session No.: OL 23.128

Location: Course conducted online

Date: January 1, 2023 - April 15, 2023 (15 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 Fiscal Affairs Department serves as the second in a six-part "Macroeconomics of Climate Change (MCCx)" series. In this offering, you will learn about comprehensive strategies for designing mitigation policies, how to analyze the impact of such policies, and considerations for scaling up carbon pricing.

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    Course Objectives

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

    • Explain the rationale for mitigation as a policy approach.
    • Identify the appropriate components of mitigation policy instruments.
    • Compare the advantages and disadvantages of carbon pricing as a key mitigation instrument for countries.
    • Identify how to analyze and quantify the macroeconomic impacts of mitigation policies.
    • Determine key considerations for policymakers when strategizing to scale up carbon pricing at the domestic and international level.
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