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Macroeconomic Management in Resource Rich Countries

During July 4-15, ATI hosted a course for government officials from 20 African countries on harnessing natural resources for sustainable growth. While natural resources have the potential to boost development and reduce poverty, experience has shown that the promise can only be realized if the revenues from the boom are saved to smooth out the

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Macroeconomic Management in Resource Rich Countries (MRC), July 4 – July 15, 2016

Course Description: This two-week course, presented by the IMF’s Institute for Capacity Development, aims at broadening participants’ understanding of the challenges faced by resource-rich countries. Drawing upon the Fund’s experience as well as academic contributions to the policy debate, the course provides participants with analytical skills to study the challenges faced by resource-rich countries and

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National Accounts Statistics (NAS), Apr 11 – Apr 22, 2016

Course Description: This course, presented by the IMF’s Statistics Department, covers theoretical and practical aspects in the compilation of national accounts statistics based on the conceptual framework of the System of National Accounts 2008 (2008 SNA). The course consists of lectures covering methodological and compilation issues of the 2008 SNA and workshops consisting of practical

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IMF, Policymakers, and Academics, Debate the Future of Monetary Integration in Sub-Saharan Africa

Press Release No. 16/98 March 10, 2016 The Africa Training Institute (ATI), the IMF, and the Banque de France jointly organized a high-level seminar at the ATI in Mauritius on March 8–9, 2016. Over 30 high-level policymakers from across sub-Saharan Africa and academics from Africa, America, and Europe gathered to discuss the future of currency

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THE FUTURE OF MONETARY INTEGRATION – HIGH LEVEL SEMINAR AT THE AFRICA TRAINING INSTITUTE, MARCH 8 – 9, 2016

Successes and demises of monetary integration have a long history, from the German-Austrian Monetary Union (1857-1866), the Latin Monetary Union (1865-1927), the Scandinavian Monetary Union (1873-1931), all the way to the CFA zone (1945-), and the Eurozone (1999-). The IMF has been at the forefront of research on currency unions since at least Mundell’s (then

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AT 15.04 Core Elements of Prudential Supervision (CPS), June 11-23, 2015

Course Description: This two-week course aims at bringing together officials involved in both micro- and macro-prudential supervision. The course will review developments in both areas of supervision and regulation so that practitioners on both sides remain informed about developments in their own area and on the other side in order to foster mutual understanding and

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Opening Remarks by Ms. Antoinette Sayeh, Director of the IMF African Department, for Presidential Lecture at the Africa Training Institute (ATI) in Mauritius, 9:00 am, March 3, 2015

Opening Remarks by Ms Antoinette Sayeh

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Presidential Lecture by Mr José De Gregorio, Universidad de Chile, Peterson Institute for International Economics, March 3, 2015

Making SSA Countries More Resilient to External Shocks: A Presidential Lecture at the IMF’s Africa Training Institute in Mauritius Concludes At the first annual Presidential Lecture Series of the institute on March 3, Mauritian President Rajkeswur Purryag and IMF African Department Director Antoinette Sayeh emphasized the importance of economic policies that would make sub-Saharan Africa countries

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Inauguration of the Africa Training Institute 26th June 2014

The Africa Training Institute was officially opened on June 26, 2014. The ceremony was chaired by His Excellency Mr. Rajkeswur Purryag, President of the Republic of Mauritius, and Mr. Zhu Min, Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund. Around hundred invited guests were present at the opening ceremony, among them the Ambassador of the

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