Course Schedule 2018

Macroeconomic Management in Resource-Rich Countries (JV18.04)

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TARGET GROUP | Mid-level to senior officials from central banks, ministries of finance, and other government agencies tasked with design and execution of policies in resource-rich countries (RRCs). Participants are expected to have an advanced degree in economics or equivalent experience and be proficient in the use of Excel.

 

DESCRIPTION | This two-week course, presented by the IMF’s Institute for Capacity Development, deals with RRC macroeconomic policy issues. The course incorporates lectures, hands-on workshops, debates, case studies, and online warm-up exercises.

 

The course teaches participants to:

• Assess how RRC economic performance may differ from that of other countries in terms, e.g., of growth, inclusive growth, political economy, resource curse, economic diversification, and Dutch disease

• Apply simple fiscal benchmarks to determine how much to extract, consume, and save from the sale of natural resources and modalities for savings, such as a sovereign wealth fund

• Design an effective fiscal framework and regime

• Identify macroeconomic policy responses to commodity price shocks

• Assess the extent of transparency in the management of natural resources


2017 Course Program


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Course Details

Start: 20180212Feb 12
End: 20180223Feb 23

Language: Eng/Pyc

Sponsoring Organization: IMF

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Application Deadline: November 15, 2017

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