Joint AFS and ICD courses

MACROECONOMIC DIAGNOSTICS (January 25 – February 05, 2016)

This course aims to strengthen participants’ ability to assess a country’s macroeconomic situation, emphasizing practical tools for use in day-to-day macroeconomic analysis of developments in complex economies. The course draws heavily on actual country experiences, emphasizing diagnostic and analytic tools that typically are not well covered in macroeconomics textbooks or in university courses.

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Financial Market Analysis ( November 09 – 20, 2015)

This two-week course, presented by the IMF’s Institute for Capacity Development, introduces participants to the fundamentals of financial analysis that are part of the toolkit of policymakers. These tools are used to study the characteristics of various financial instruments and their pricing, as well as to analyze portfolios of assets and the basics of risk management.

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MACROECONOMIC DIAGNOSTICS-(March 23 – April 1, 2015)

This course, presented by the IMF’s Institute for Capacity Development, is offered at IMF Headquarters and at the Institute’s regional training centers. This course aims to strengthen participants’ ability to assess a country’s macroeconomic situation, emphasizing practical tools for use in day-to-day macroeconomic analysis of developments in complex economies. The course draws heavily on actual country experiences, emphasizing diagnostic and analytic tools that typically are not well covered in macroeconomics textbooks or in university courses.

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MACRO-FISCAL MODELING AND ANALYSIS-(June 30 – July 11, 2014)

The course aims at deepening participants’ understanding of fiscal policy issues using advanced tools of macro-fiscal modeling and analysis. It draws on the Fund’s experience in providing fiscal policy advice, on studies undertaken by Fund staff, and on selected research by outside scholars.

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