Macroeconomics of Climate Change


TARGET GROUP | 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.


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.


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.


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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Course Details

Start: 20241202Dec 02
End: 20241213Dec 13

Language: English

Sponsoring Organization: IMF

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Application Deadline: September 01, 2024

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