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Inclusive Growth (IG)

13 February, 2017 - 24 February, 2017

Target Audience

Mid- to senior-level officials involved in economic and strategic planning, as well as in monitoring and evaluating policy strategies aimed at reducing poverty and inequality, and improving job creation.

Qualifications

Participants are expected to have a degree in economics or social sciences or equivalent experience.

Course Description

This course, presented by the IMF’s Institute for Capacity Development, aims at providing participants with an understanding of the concepts of inclusive growth and some analytical and operational tools to evaluate, measure, and monitor the impact of macroeconomic policies on growth, poverty and inequality, as well as on job creation. Lectures introduce the underlying concepts of inclusive growth, with a special focus on long-term sustainability issues, while the workshops provide an opportunity for participants to apply the concepts and think about the design of inclusive growth strategies, using country case studies.

Course Objectives

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

  • Interpret measures of poverty and inequality.
  • Analyze the role of macroeconomic policies in promoting growth, poverty reduction, and equality.
  • Identify obstacles to inclusive growth and prioritize reforms, using a case study.
  • Design an inclusive growth strategy for their country.

 

Language: English
Application process: Please apply online

Details

Start:
Feb 13, 2017
End:
Feb 24, 2017
Course Number
ST17.01

Application Deadline

Nov 15, 2016