• Length:
    4 Weeks
  • Effort:
    3–6 hours per week
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  • Level:
    Introductory
  • Language:
    English
  • Video Transcript:
    English

About this course

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This course reviews the basic skills, concepts, and principles required to compile and disseminate macroeconomic and financial statistics. The course covers topics such as residence, institutional units, institutional sectors, accounting rules, financial instruments, stocks and flows, the IMF's Data Standards Initiatives, and presents the basic macroeconomic linkages among these statistics.

Compilation Basics for Macroeconomic Statistics (CBMSx) is offered by the IMF with financial support from the Government of Japan.

What you'll learn

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  • Differentiate institutional units and sectors;
  • Apply the concept of residence; Record in an integrated manner stocks and flows;
  • Apply appropriate accounting rules; Classify financial instruments;
  • Summarize the requirements and recommendations of the IMF's Data Standards Initiatives;
  • and Evaluate macroeconomic inter-linkages.

Meet your instructors

Tobias (Murto) Wickens
Senior Economist
The International Monetary Fund

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