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Inclusive Growth: Fiscal Policy

Learn about the role of fiscal policy in supporting inclusive growth.

Inclusive Growth: Fiscal Policy

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Starts Oct 27
Estimated 2 weeks
3–6 hours per week
Self-paced
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About this course

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This course examines the role of fiscal policy, a combination of expenditure and tax policies, in supporting inclusive growth and highlights best practices for designing expenditure programs and tax policies to foster inclusion. It describes the main goals of an inclusive fiscal policy and the possible tradeoffs between growth and equity. It assesses how various public expenditure programs and tax policy measure could promote or hinder inclusive growth. Finally, the course identifies the challenges and political economy considerations surrounding fiscal reforms and discusses how they can be better implemented to pursue inclusion.

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  • Language: English
  • Video Transcript: English

What you'll learn

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  • Assess how public expenditure programs and tax policy promote inclusive growth
  • Identify the challenges and political economy considerations surrounding fiscal reforms and discuss how they can be better implemented to pursue inclusion
  • Describe the main goals of fiscal policy and the possible tradeoffs between growth and equity

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