This program is designed for the experienced global policymaker from Emerging
Market governments as well as international financial institutions.  It covers macro-
financial analytical issues and provides quantitative tools such as growth vulnerability
to external factors, international liquidity and vulnerability to financial crises, fiscal
vulnerability to Sudden Stops and banking stress tests.  The course sessions will be led
by a group of experts in the field from Columbia University, UMD, IADB, CERES,
and the US Federal Reserve Bank bringing together the appropriate focus, theory, and
best-practice methods in training.