Financial Sectors and the Fintech Revolution
Under the theme, Financial Sectors and the Fintech Revolution, the course will provide participants with the latest thinking on traditional areas of finance, as well as innovative ideas on big data and new financial technologies reshaping the financial landscape. The course will feature 20 sessions, including digital currencies, payment systems, SME finance, Fintech, development of pension and insurance markets, banking regulation, the role of banks, green finance, and climate change.
Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions, interact and engage in discussions with renowned scholars, policy experts, and prominent industry figures, who will identify the critical questions related to each topic, explore the analytics of the issues, and share lessons from various countries' experiences.
Course content is particularly relevant for mid-level officials from central banks, ministries of finance, and financial regulatory agencies in developing countries, as well as staff involved in financial sector operations from international development organizations and the private sector. Prior knowledge of financial sector issues is expected, and we suggest that only those with experience in this field attend.