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Inclusive Growth and Structural Policies

Virtual : Gender and Macroeconomics

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Session No.: SA 22.04V

Location: New Delhi, India

Date: February 7-11, 2022 (1 week)

Primary Language: English

    Target Audience

    Mid to senior level officials responsible for developing and implementing social policies, especially gender responsive policies, including gender responsive budgeting.

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    Qualifications

    There are no special qualifications for attending this course. However, a degree in economics, or social sciences, or relevant experience is desirable. Applications from officials currently engaged in gender responsive policy formulation and implementation, or those with a past background in these areas will be given preference.

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    Course Description

    This virtual course aims to provide an overview of the linkages between gender equality and macroeconomics to policy makers, increase their familiarity with gender-responsive policy, and highlight avenues to mainstream gender equality in macroeconomic decision making.

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    Course Objectives

    Specifically, the course will:

    • Provide SARTTAC countries with an overview of the evidence on the links between gender equality and macroeconomics (growth, inequality, diversification, stability, etc.).
    • Increase awareness of gender-disaggregated data and tools to assess the different aspects of inequality and link them to macroeconomic performance.
    • Provide practitioners an overview of policies to address inequities at the macroeconomic policy level.
    • Highlight the gender-unequal impact of COVID-19 and possible macroeconomic consequences, and the role of closing gender gaps for an inclusive recovery.
    • Facilitate peer-learning between SARTTAC member countries and build networks for further exchange.
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