Webinar on Macroeconomic Management in Resource Rich Countries (MRC)

02/21/2022 - 03/04/2022 at Zoom Online Platform

Upon completion of the course, participants should be able to:
• Analyze economic performance in RRCs, in particular in terms of growth, diversification, inclusiveness, and sustainability.
• Design fiscal frameworks, applying appropriate fiscal benchmarks to determine whether to consume, save, or invest the proceeds from the sale of natural resources.
• Identify the appropriate macroeconomic policy response to commodity price shocks.
• Ensure greater transparency in the management of natural resources and develop appropriate institutional structures for Sovereign Wealth Funds.
The course will involve lectures, hands-on workshops, debates, case studies, and online modules.
Participants are expected to have an advanced degree in economics or equivalent experience and to be proficient in the use of Excel.