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IMF Course: Financial Sector Policies

December 5 - 9, 2022
Digital Format

Organizing Institutions

Centro de Estudios Monetarios Latinoamericanos, A. C.
International Monetary Fund (IMF)


It begins with the rationale for both microprudential and macroprudential policies, discusses the uses of stress tests and the interactions between macroeconomic and prudential policies. Although the emphasis is on preventive strategies, the course also discusses policies to deal with financial distress situations. The course uses a combination of lectures and workshops where participants can apply the concepts discussed in class.


The objective of the course is to examine the design and impact of policies to mitigate financial sector vulnerabilities.

Aimed at

The course is aimed at junior to senior government officials engaged in setting policy for the financial sector, particularly the staff of central banks, financial regulators, and any other agencies involved in micro- or macroprudential oversight.


Gerardo Hernández del Valle
In charge of the Directorate of Financial Markets Infrastructures