Customized Training on Monetary and Fiscal Policy Analysis with DSGE Models (DSGE-CT)

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Course No.: OT 18.61
Location: Skopje, Macedonia, Former Yugoslav Rep. of
Date: September 17, 2018-September 21, 2018 (1 Week)
Language: English (English)

Target Audience:

Government officials from a specific agency


Qualifications are specified in the invitation

Course Description:

Hands-on customized sessions, presented and conducted by the IMF, Institute for Capacity Development.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to- Describe the models and techniques (computation and estimation) policy-makers use in analyzing monetary, fiscal, and structural issues. - Build a basic DSGE model from first principles using data for a country case in the region.- Augment or modify the model structure to address an economic policy question, using stylized evidence.- Apply the DSGE models developed in the course to various policy questions and interpret their results.- Identify the advantages and limitations of the models when used for policy analysis and advice.- Start building a model based on their own country's data.

Important Note for Online Courses:

For Online Learning (OL) courses, which are delivered through the edX platform, you will need an additional piece of information to register: you will be prompted for your edX.org username. If you do not already have a username, please go to https://courses.edx.org/register and sign up for a free account. Once you have created an account, you may complete the IMF Institute application. If you already have an edX account, your username can be found on the top right of the screen after logging in.

Important Note for Internal Economics Training Courses:

Internal Economics Training (IT) courses are self-financed. The IMF will not charge officials for attending courses. However, all travel, insurance, hotel, and living costs will need to be covered by the agency sponsoring the participants.