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The International Monetary Fund: Inclusive Growth: Governance

Learn about good governance and why it is important in achieving inclusive growth.

Inclusive Growth: Governance
1 weeks
2–3 hours per week
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About this course

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This course examines the concept of governance and discusses why it is so important to improve the quality of governance for trying to achieve inclusive growth. It explores the linkages between governance and inclusive growth. It reviews key policies to improve governance, including structural reform, automation, improving rules and procedures (for fiscal and monetary policies) to limit policy errors The course addresses human resource policies, capacity building, effective anti-corruption frameworks to incentivize public officials to make decisions in the best public interest; and transparency, accountability, and inclusive political institutions to inform and monitor effective governance policymaking. Finally, it highlights examples of governance issues in key policy areas, along with providing solutions.

At a glance

  • Language: English
  • Video Transcript: English
  • Associated skills: Good Governance, Governance, Monetary Policies, Human Resource Policies, Automation, Accountability

What you'll learn

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  • Explain the linkages between governance and inclusive growth
  • List key indicators to measure governance and its sub-components such as corruption, and examine how detrimental is corruption to your country
  • Summarize policies to improve governance, and explain the main channels through which they operate or function

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