Master and PhD Course on Economic Policy in Developing and Emerging Countries: A Practitioners' View (EI047)
The course is taught by a group of Graduate Institute alumni with at least ten years of professional experience, working in national governments or international organizations such as the IMF or the World Bank, combining a sound academic background with hands-on expertise.
The course focuses on current policy issues for developing countries and emerging markets, and covers monetary, fiscal and external policies.
Case studies, which are drawn from recent country experiences, cover the challenges for policy makers of aid, private capital flows, debt management, and the rise of global value chains, topics in public finance including natural resources management and fuel subsidy reform, emerging monetary policy issues and external sector assessments in developing countries and emerging markets.
The course is open to Master and PhD students in International and Development Economics, and to PhD students from other departments with a Minor in International and Development Economics. It is offered every two years and was last offered in spring 2021.