Macroeconomic Management in Resources Rich Countries



Note: This course will be delivered entirely in Mauritius

Course Summary

The course develops participant’s skills and knowledge in the following ways;

  • Commodity Markets
  • Economic Growth; diversification; Inclusive Growth and Natural Resources
  • Simple Fiscal Rules
  • Fiscal Frameworks; Regimes and Monetary Policy in Resource-Rich Countries
  • Energy Subsidy Reform
  • Macroeconomic and Financial Policies to deal with Resource Flows
  • Transparency in the Management of Natural Resource Revenues
  • Sovereign Wealth Fund Asset Allocation and Risk Management
  • Practical financial modelling exercises
  • Mining Agreements and Contracting
  • Gender equity and social inclusion as a cross-cutting theme

Target group

  • You are a national of an eligible country
  • You are a senior-level professional working in a mining, oil or gas policy, practice, research or reform role
  • You are currently employed in a mining, oil or gas ministry or other extractives related government agency, civil society organisation. Candidates working for a private sector mining, oil or gas institution are not eligible to apply; Private Sector candidates outside these institutions are eligible to apply.
  • You have a clear vision for how you will use the knowledge gained through the short course to improve mining, oil or gas policy, practice, research or reform in your home country.

General Eligibility Criteria for Short Course Applicants

  • Have citizenship of and be currently living in the country of your nationality
    not be married to/or be a de facto of, or engaged to be married to, a person who holds or is eligible to hold Australian or New Zealand citizenship or permanent resident status
  • Satisfy any specific criteria established by the applicant’s country and/or government of citizenship
  • Satisfy all requirements of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) for a DFAT student visa
  • Satisfy any specific admission requirements of the Institution at which the short course is to be undertaken
  • Hold a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent.