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ATI Annual Report Fiscal Year 2017

Since joining the global network of IMF regional capacity development (CD) centers in 2013, the Africa Training Institute (ATI) has broadened its efforts to strengthen sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries’ institutional and human capacity in effective economic policymaking and management. In addition to delivering standardized training courses, ATI is now recognized as an emerging source of

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Intégration régionale: des hauts fonctionnaires discutent des enjeux économiques [VIDEO]

Une trentaine, de hauts fonctionnaires issus d’une douzaine de pays de l’afrique sub-saharienne et de l’océan indien, sont réunis à la cybercité d’Ebène, le temps d’un cours de formation sur les enjeux économiques de l’intégration régionale. Une initiative de l’African Training Institute et du FMI qui a pour but d’améliorer leurs connaissances sur les aspects

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AT17.07 – Course on Economic Regional Integration, June 5-16, 2017

The main objective of this course, presented by the IMF’s Institute for Capacity Development, is to broaden participants’ understanding of various aspects of economic, monetary, and financial integration. Drawing on theory and on case studies from experiences in several regions of the world, the course covers: (i) the requirements for economic and monetary integration; (ii)

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Course on Monetary Policy, May 8 -19, 2017

This course, presented by the IMF’s Institute for Capacity Development, is an overview policy course focused on monetary policy regimes, monetary transmission mechanism, and the role of monetary policy in macroeconomic stabilization. The course bridges the gap between theory, empirical evidence, and operational experience, by conveying the optimization problems and tradeoffs involved in monetary policy

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Australia Awards – Africa Program: Macroeconomic Management in Resource-Rich Countries, June 19 – July 7, 2017

The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, in collaboration with the IMF’s Africa Training Institute, will deliver a three week course under the Australia Awards – Africa program. “Macroeconomic Management in Resource-Rich Countries”, which will be delivered in Mauritius from 19 June to 7 July 2017. Applications are currently open and will close on

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Cours sur la Gestion Macroéconomique dans les Pays Riches en Ressources Naturelles, 13-17 mars 2017

A l’IFA (#ATI) du #FMI, AFRITAC Centre et AFRITAC Sud ont animé cette semaine un cours consacré aux questions de politique macroéconomique et aux défis auxquels sont confrontés les pays riches en ressources naturelles. Grâce aux conférences, aux ateliers pratiques ainsi qu’aux débats, les participants ont appris à évaluer la façon dont les performances économiques

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AT17.02 Financial Sector Surveillance (FSS)

Course No.: AT 17.02 Location: Ebene, Mauritius Date: March 20, 2017-March 31, 2017 (2 Weeks) Language: English (French) Target Audience: Junior- to mid-level government officials involved in the surveillance of the financial sector, specifically including the staff of the central bank, financial regulatory agencies, and other agencies involved in macroprudential oversight. Course Description: This course,

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AT17.01 – Fiscal Policy Analysis

This course, presented by the IMF’s Institute for Capacity Development, aims at providing an overview of the key fiscal policy concepts and techniques used to analyze how fiscal policy can help ensure macroeconomic stability and sustainable long-term growth. This hands-on course is built around core macro-fiscal topics needed to analyze fiscal policy. Units will be

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Resolving Cross-Border Banks – Lessons from the Nordic and European Banking Crises

BCBS Chair and Governor of the Sveriges Riksbank, Sweden’s central bank, opened the second day of the IMF’s Pan-African conference on cross-border banking and regulatory reforms. His speech focused on lessons he has learned resolving banking crises since the early 1990’s. He concluded by sharing six lessons based on his experiences. Link to Speech: Stefan_Ingves_Keynote

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Cross-Border Banking and Regulatory Reforms: Implications for Africa from International Experience

In the years since the global financial crisis, African banks have played a key role in fostering financial sector deepening and inclusion across the continent. Ten African banks now have a presence in at least 10 countries on the continent, and one is present in more than 30 countries. But this rapid expansion also poses

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