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Core Elements of Banking Supervision (CBS), July 19 – July 29, 2016

Course Description: The nine-day course provides a comprehensive view of conceptual and operational issues related to bank regulation and supervision. The course covers elements of micro and macroprudential supervisionincluding the Basel core principles, banking regulatory developments, liquidity requirements and stress testing. This edition of the course will provide greater emphasis on concrete applications and approachescommonly

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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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ATI Annual Report FY15-16

The Africa Training Institute (ATI), which started operations in Mauritius in 2013, joins a network of IMF regional training centers around the world in helping strengthen countries’ institutional and human capacity for effective economic policymaking and management. ATI was made possible by the financial support of the IMF’s external partners. These include the Government of

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Online Course: Debt Sustainability and Debt Management for Low-Income Countries (DSLx)

Course Description: The new course in French introduces the main principles of debt sustainability, covers the recently updated IMF-World Bank framework (LIC DSF) for assessing how much debt a country without regular market access can safely carry and presents the IMF-World Bank framework for developing a medium-term debt management strategy (MTDS). This course covers three

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AT16.05 Financial Market Analysis (FMA), April 25 – May 6, 2016

Course Description: This 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

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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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AT16.01 – Macroeconomic Management and Fiscal Policy (MFP), March 28 – April 8, 2016

Course Description: This two-week course, presented by the IMF’s Institute for Capacity Development, aims at deepening participants’ understanding of fiscal policy issues and their implications for macroeconomic management. It covers the interrelations between fiscal variables and macroeconomic aggregates, and the main aspects of the design and implementation of fiscal policy as an instrument to achieve

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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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AT16.02- Monetary Policy Analysis (MPA), Mar 14 – 25, 2016

Course Description: This two-week course, presented by the IMF’s Institute for Capacity Development, addresses demand for training in the area of forward-looking, model-based monetary policy analysis and is centered on a reduced-form, New Keynesian model. Participants are exposed to the theoretical foundations of New Keynesian macroeconomics and reflection thereof in a model that is akin

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