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Global Macroeconomic Challenges

London School of Economics and Political Science
Course summary
Length: 5 days
Language: English
Location: London
Course type: Executive Education

Course description

Course description

Global Macroeconomic Challenges - Executive Course at LSE

This Global Macroeconomic Challenges executive course explores the key policy debates and events that are affecting the modern global economy, equipping delegates with the analytical skills necessary to understand the logic and implications of policy decisions.

The 5-day programme covers the economic theories currently being used to interpret global economic events, providing a comprehensive overview that allows participants to leave the course with an essential understanding of:

  • the sustainability of global imbalances and the implications for foreign exchange markets & the US dollar
  • the risks of financial integration and the potential perils ahead for emerging economies
  • how the financial crisis has influenced monetary and fiscal policies
  • the connections between current macroeconomic events
  • whether large deficits necessarily result in sovereign defaults
  • the factors that determine sovereign debt risk and the perceived probability of default
  • the role of China in the global economy and the impact of its policies, particularly in terms of exchange rates

Suitability - Who should attend?

ThisMacroeconomic Challenges of Global Imbalances short course is suitable for:

  • practitioners in financial markets
  • economic analysts
  • policymakers
  • financial strategists
  • portfolio managers with an interest in global macroeconomic issues

Pre-requisites

Students are expected to have:

  • fluency in English
  • an undergraduate degree
  • an absolute minimum of 2 years’ professional experience

Training Course Content

The course covers the following key topics:

  • Imbalances: a global and a European perspective
  • China and its Macroeconomic Implications on the Global Economy
  • Issues in a Monetary Union: the Euro area case
  • The Perils of International Financial Integration
  • Policy issues: Zero Lower bound and Policy options

Expenses

Fees for this course are £5,795.

LSE Alumni – graduates of the LSE and previous attendees of the LSE Executive Education Courses are entitled to a 15 per cent discount.

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