Macroeconomics of Climate Change: Economics of Adaptation
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This online course, presented by the IMF's Institute for Capacity Development, Fiscal Affairs Department, and Research Department, serves as the fourth in a six-part "Macroeconomics of Climate Change (MCCx)" series. In this offering, you will learn about the definition of adaptation, as well as policies and strategies for promoting and mainstreaming adaptation. You will also learn about DIGNAD, a climate modeling tool countries can use to analyze their resilience to climate shocks.
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- Define adaptation to climate change and explain why it can be macrocritical.
- Identify policies to promote investment in adaptation to climate change.
- Explain the three-pillar based strategy to design and mainstream adaptation policies.
- Describe the main features of DIGNAD, a climate modeling tool, and understand the scenarios that can be analyzed in a typical application.