The increase in the degree of financial integration and the recent impacts of financial crisis stirred up heated debates on the influence that “financial globalization” has on different types of economies. What is interesting is that the first major development “financial globalization” appeared in the 19th century and after 150 years of evolution we still have not reached conclusion on many captivating aspects of “financial globalization”. There remain many puzzles still to be solved such as what are the benefits and costs of international financial integration? What are the different experiences that developed and developing countries have in terms of the impact of “financial globalization”? What is the relation between financial openness and economic growth? Does more financial liberalization inevitably lead to a greater incidence of financial crises? 

All these features provided the impetus for the development of the upcoming UNITAR e-Learning course on “financial globalization” where an international expert will lead participants to explore various aspects of “financial globalization” and participants will have the opportunity to engage in fruitful discussions related to this pressing issue. After the course the participants will be able to understand the history, recognize the drivers, identify the patterns and assess the impact of “financial globalization”. Participants will investigate into the causes of crises in the age of “financial globalization” and bridge the gap between theory and practice with case studies.

This course is targeted to professionals and government officials who wish to expand their knowledge and continue to build their skills in a flexible and cost-effective training environment.  UNITAR strives to provide high quality e-Learning training content, with interactive discussion forums and individual assessments that generate an optimal e-Learning environment. 

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