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

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Session No.: OL 23.190

Location: Course conducted online

Date: May 15, 2023 - August 31, 2023 (18 weeks) New dates

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 Institute for Capacity Development, Fiscal Affairs Department, Research Department, and Strategy, Policy, and Review 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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