Inclusive Growth: Fiscal Policy
This course examines the role of fiscal policy, a combination of expenditure and tax policies, in supporting inclusive growth and highlights best practices for designing expenditure programs and tax policies to foster inclusion. It describes the main goals of an inclusive fiscal policy and the possible tradeoffs between growth and equity. It assesses how various public expenditure programs and tax policy measure could promote or hinder inclusive growth. Finally, the course identifies the challenges and political economy considerations surrounding fiscal reforms and discusses how they can be better implemented to pursue inclusion.
Upcoming start dates
- Self-paced Online
Course delivery details
This course is offered through The International Monetary Fund, a partner institute of EdX.
2-3 hours per week
- Verified Track -$25
- Audit Track - Free
Certification / Credits
What you'll learn
Assess how public expenditure programs and tax policy promote inclusive growth
Identify the challenges and political economy considerations surrounding fiscal reforms and discuss how they can be better implemented to pursue inclusion
Describe the main goals of fiscal policy and the possible tradeoffs between growth and equity
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