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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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Online Course on Debt Sustainability Analysis (DSAx)

Course No.: OL 17.112 Location: Course Conducted Online Date: February 1, 2017-March 15, 2017 (6 Weeks) Language: English Course Description: This six-week online course provides a comprehensive overview of debt sustainability analysis and a medium-term debt management strategy framework as performed by the IMF and the World Bank. The course will: (i) introduce the main

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Macroeconomic Policy Frameworks for Resource-Rich Countries for CEMAC countries

A two-week course on Macroeconomic Policy Frameworks for Resource-Rich Countries for CEMAC countries in French to take place at ATI from January 16–27, 2017

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Financial Sector Policies, Nov 7-Nov 18

Course Description: This two-week course, presented by the IMF’s Institute for Capacity Development, occasionally in collaboration with other international and regional organizations, examines macroeconomic and micro-prudential policies to safeguard financial stability. It explores the macroeconomic causes, consequences, and policy responses to stress in financial markets and banking systems, and distills policy lessons from recent crises.

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Evolving Monetary Policy Frameworks in Low-and Lower-Middle Income Countries

ATI, together with IMF HQ, organized a high-level peer-exchange on seven principles for an effective monetary policy, as identified in a recent IMF study on Evolving Monetary Policy Frameworks in Low-and Lower-Middle Income Countries. Central bankers from selected sub-Saharan African countries with a scope for an independent monetary policy were the peers who discussed: How

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Contractual Provisions in International Sovereign Bonds, November 1-2

A seminar on Contractual Provisions in International Sovereign Bonds was held on November 1-2 at ATI. It was organized by the IMF’s Legal and Monetary and Capital Markets Departments with the participation of attorneys from the International Capital Markets Association and officials from 15 African and Asian countries. The seminar discussed enhanced contractual provisions in

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