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IMFx: Macroeconomics of Climate Change: Science, Economics, and Policies

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Learn about the science and economics behind climate change, the framework for global climate action, and how the IMF engages on climate change issues.

Macroeconomics of Climate Change: Science, Economics, and Policies
3 weeks
2–3 hours per week
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Starts Feb 23
Ends Apr 15

About this course

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This online course, presented by the IMF’s Institute for Capacity Development, Fiscal Affairs Department, Research Department, and Strategy, Policy, and Review Department serves as the first module of a broader Macroeconomics of Climate Change (MCCx) course. In this modular offering, you will learn about the science and economics behind climate change, the framework for global climate action, and how the IMF engages on climate change issues.

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  • Language: English
  • Video Transcript: English
  • Associated skills:Economics, Research, Capacity Development, Climate Variability And Change, Macroeconomics

What you'll learn

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Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the causes of climate change, the source and types of emissions, and the physical damages of climate change.
  • Explain the general consequences of climate change on economic impacts and on human welfare.
  • Describe the progress, challenges, and opportunities in the global frameworks to address climate issues.
  • Explain why and how the IMF engages its member countries to address climate change issues.

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