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Graduating in the shadow of the pandemic: The impact of COVID-19 on the transition of young Mozambicans from school to work

Since appearing in 2019, the COVID-19 pandemic has plunged the world into an unprecedented health and socioeconomic crisis...

school -to-work transitions Labour market Education
Journal Article
Educational opportunities in Indonesia: Are factors outside individual responsibility persistent over time?

Not all sources of inequality in educational achievements are fair. But how strong and persistent is the burden of unequal opportunities that each person carries on in their life?...

Education Inequality education policy
News
Students in Maputo City. Photo: Elina Penttinen Baseline survey reveals challenges faced by vocational students in Mozambique Mozambique Education Labour market
Working Paper
Explaining income inequality trends: An integrated approach

In large parts of the world, income inequality has been rising in recent decades. Other regions have experienced declining trends in income inequality...

comparative study Education Income distribution
News
Study reveals mismatch between qualifications and market needs in Mozambique

Tracer study suggests Mozambique’s economy is not generating enough demand for employees with a university-level education, and that students are often poorly aware of career paths and what different jobs require. First published in November 2019,...

Mozambique Education Labour market
Working Paper
Structural transformation, inequality, and inclusive growth in China

In this paper, we analyse the relationship between China’s structural transformation and the inclusiveness of its economic growth...

Inequality Education Migration
Working Paper
The effect of class assignment on academic performance and the labour market: Evidence from a public federal university in Brazil

Can students’ rank in the ability distribution of their class impact their academic achievement?...

Affirmative action Brazil Education
Journal Article
Cash Transfers and Gender Differentials in Child Schooling and Labor: Evidence from the Lesotho Child Grants Programme

Part of Journal Special Issue Welfare and distributive effects of social assistance in the Global South

Children Education Labor
Working Paper
China and the United States: Different economic models but similarly low levels of socioeconomic mobility

The United States and China are the world’s largest economies. Together they are responsible for about one-third of the world’s economic output...

Intergenerational Mobility equality of opportunity Education
Research Brief
Education reform: Poverty and inequality in Ghana Education School reform microsimulation
Journal Article
Inequality in Education and Wealth in Tanzania: A 25-Year Perspective

Part of Journal Special Issue Horizontal inequality in the Global South

Education Equality and inequality Wealth
Journal Article
Does Horizontal Inequality Matter in Vietnam?

Part of Journal Special Issue Horizontal inequality in the Global South

Viet Nam Horizontal inequality Ethnic relations
Working Paper
Colonial origin, ethnicity, and intergeneration mobility in Africa

This paper estimates the relationship between differences in skills measured among within-country ethnic groups and individual human capital accumulation in eight African countries...

Colonialism Education Ethnicity
Book Chapter
Education and Health

From the book: Asian Transformations

Healthcare Education State
Journal Article
Is the Education of Local Children Influenced by Living near a Refugee Camp?: Evidence from Host Communities in Rwanda

Part of Journal Special Issue Migration Governance and Policy in the Global South

Refugees Impact of refugees Host communities
Journal Article
Gender Inequality in Employment in Mozambique

Part of Journal Special Issue Inequalities in the least developed countries

Gender Employment Education
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