Description: This training is intended to acquaint trainees to the theories and applications of fiscal policies for managing public finance related issues. It is particularly aimed to (a) introduce trainees to the nature of public finance; (b) review the theories of market failure and the need for government intervention; (c) describe the nature and need for provision of pubic goods; (d) acquaint trainees with the theories, applications, policies, and optimization of public resource mobilization through fiscal policies; and (e) describe methods of combating macroeconomic problems.
Content: The training covers the following topics:
Topic 1: Fundamentals of Public Finance and Policy
Topic 2: Market Failure and Governments Intervention
Topic 3: Major Economic Problems
Topic 4: Public Policies
Topic 5: Economics of Public Expenditure
Topic 6: Practical Applications if any using software/excel
Target Group: The training is suited to researchers, students, policy analysts, practitioners, private researchers and consultants.
Requirements: A minimum of BA/BSc degree in economics, business and development and related discipline. In addition, basic understanding of micro and macroeconomics concepts is required for the training.
Duration of the Training: Five days
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