Sovereign Liability and Risk Management (SLRM)

This course, presented by the IMF Monetary and Capital Markets Department, is intended to broaden participants’ understanding of the main policy and operational issues in sovereign risk management, techniques used for active debt operations and debt market development, and sustained capital market access. Emphasis is given to the risk measurement of a bonded debt portfolio in the context of a sovereign’s overall balance sheet (assets and liabilities). The course specifically focuses on the lessons from the global financial and economic crisis for managing sovereign risk, public debt, and the interface with capital markets and financial stability