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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
Working Paper
A review of social issues for biofuels investment in Mozambique

This study discusses the potential for expanding cultivation of biofuel feedstock in Mozambique from several angles...

Biofuel Mozambique Sugarcane
Working Paper
Economic impacts of developing a biofuel industry in Mozambique

Mozambique is one of the most promising African countries for producing biofuels and the national biofuel policy of 2009 identifies measures to incentivize biofuel production...

Biofuel Computable general equilibrium Food security
Policy Brief
Poverty in Mozambique: Significant progress but challenges remain Poverty Inequality Survey data
Working Paper
Gender divide in agricultural productivity in Mozambique

In this study we analyze the gender gap in agricultural productivity in Mozambique applying the Oaxaca-Blinder decomposition approach on data from four agricultural surveys between 2002 and 2012...

Gender gap Agricultural productivity Mozambique
Working Paper
Mapping deprivation in Mozambique: An analysis of census data (1997–2007)

In this study we analyse the evolution of deprivation indicators and of a multidimensional poverty index using Mozambican census data for 1997 and 2007...

Multidimensional poverty Deprivation Mozambique
Working Paper
Industries without smokestacks: Mozambique country case study

Under the current international economic conditions, where Asian countries are strong competitors in the manufacturing commodities, low-income countries like Mozambique could attempt to compete in industries without smokestacks...

Industries Exports policy
Working Paper
Characteristics and determinants of child malnutrition in Mozambique, 2003–11

Child malnutrition continues to be a serious impediment to development both at the individual and national levels in many developing countries...

child malnutrition stunting Demographic and Health Survey data
In the media
Blog post on poverty in Mozambique grabs the attention of Mail & Guardian Africa

The release of the Mozambique’s Fourth Poverty Assessment in late October in Maputo has brought good news to Mozambique. Despite recent economic and political challenges, the findings of the report show significant gains in the fight to reduce...

Poverty Inequality Mozambique
Quantitative methods for applied economic analysis
27 September 201630 September 2016
Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo, Mozambique
Past event
Exports, Learning and Industrialization (I)

L2C Conference - Parallel 1.2

Industrialization Industrial policy Manufacturing
Multidimensional Child Poverty Assessment Methodology

The ‘Multidimensional Child Poverty Assessment Methodology’ seminar was held in Maputo on 8 July 2015. It was part of the UNU-WIDER Research Programme theme of Transformation organized in partnership with the Ministry of Economics and...

8 July 2015
University Eduardo Mondlane, Avenida do Zimbábwe, Maputo, Mozambique
Past event
Analysing poverty

The Analysing Poverty workshop was held in Maputo, 6-10 July 2015. The workshop is part of the UNU-WIDER Research Programme theme of Transfromation , in co-operation with Ministry of Economics and Finance of Mozambique, the University Eduardo...

6 July 201510 July 2015
University Eduardo Mondlane, Avenida do Zimbábwe, Maputo, Mozambique
Past event
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