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Enterprise development: How are Mozambican manufacturing firms doing? Findings from 2017

On 23 April 2018, the Inclusive Growth in Mozambique project hosted a public forum to share the results of its report on the business landscape for Mozambican manufacturing firms. The event sheds light on the current challenges faced by micro-,...

23 April 2018
Polana Serena Hotel, Julius Nyerere Avenue, 1380, Maputo, Mozambique
Past event
Working Paper
Contract farming in Mozambique: Implications on gender inequalities within and across rural households

This paper analyses the implication of contract farming on gender inequalities in rural Mozambique...

Contract farming Gender inequality women empowerment
What would it take for Mozambique’s growth to be inclusive?

In late November 2017 more than 100 people gathered in Maputo, Mozambique, to participate in a joint reflection on poverty and inequality in the country...

Poverty and inequality Mozambique
Working Paper
Educational inequality in Mozambique

In very poor countries, inequality often means that a small part of the population maintains living standards far above the rest...

Education Economic development Inequality
Working Paper
Does women’s empowerment affect the health of children?: The case of Mozambique

In developing countries, women’s decisions concerning their children’s health depend on ‘empowerment’ concerning decision-making, husband/partner’s use of violence, woman’s attitude towards this violence, available...

Alkire and Foster demographic and health survey Fuzzy approach to poverty measurement
Working Paper
The counting approach to multidimensional poverty: The case of four African countries

This paper investigates the levels and evolution of poverty in Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe using the decomposability properties of poverty measures based on a counting approach...

Counting approach Multidimensional poverty measurement Malawi
Working Paper
Investigating growing inequality in Mozambique

In this paper, we investigate the long-term trend of consumption inequality in Mozambique...

Inequality Mozambique Decomposition
Working Paper
Gender inequality in employment in Mozambique

We investigate the trend in the gender employment gap in the expanding non-subsistence sector of the economy in Mozambique, a country still characterized by a large subsistence agricultural sector...

Gender Employment Education
Working Paper
Robustness tests for multidimensional poverty comparisons

This paper provides practical tests for the robustness of multidimensional comparisons of well-being...

Multidimensional poverty Pointwise dominance Robustness
Tony Addison speaks on extractives industries and development during Mozambican MPs’ visit to Finnish parliament

UNU-WIDER Chief Economist-Deputy Director, Tony Addison , presented on the extractives industries and development during the exchange visit of the 5th Commission of the Parliament of Mozambique to Finland on 14 November 2017. Tony Addison presenting...

Extractives Mozambique
Working Paper
Contracts between smallholders and private firms in Mozambique and their implications on food security

The focus of this paper is the role played in rural contexts by contract farming agreements between smallholders and private investors...

Contract farming Food security Mozambique
Working Paper
Exiting the fragility trap: Rethinking our approach to the world’s most fragile states

Those fragile states whose stagnation is so tenacious despite generous aid programs, and substantial and costly interventions, are stuck in a ‘fragility trap.’ Caught in a low-level equilibrium, trapped states appear to be in a perpetual ...

Fragile states Mali Bangladesh
Working Paper
Is inequality underestimated in Mozambique?: Accounting for underreported consumption

Household budget surveys in sub-Saharan Africa are designed to facilitate poverty measurement and may fail to fully capture consumption in wealthy households. As a result, inequality is likely underestimated...

Consumption underreporting Household surveys Inequality
Policy Brief
Multidimensional poverty and wellbeing in Mozambique Poverty Multidimensional poverty Household survey
Journal Article
Learning by Exporting: The Case of Mozambican Manufacturing

Part of Journal Special Issue Learning to Compete

Firm level analysis Learning spillovers Exports
Policy Brief
Poverty in Mozambique: Significant progress but challenges remain Poverty Inequality Survey data
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