Industrial Policy in the 21st Century – the Challenge for Africa
In September 2019, UNU-WIDER is launching its inaugural Massive Open Online Course (MOOC): Industrial Policy and the Challenge for Africa
Transforming economies – for better jobs
WIDER Development Conference in partnership with UNESCAP, 11-13 September 2019, in Bangkok, Thailand
WIDER Seminar Series
Live streamed | The WIDER Seminar Series showcases the latest research on key topics in development economics. At the weekly sessions, early-career and senior researchers present recent and ongoing work related to UNU-WIDER’s current work programme.
Southern Africa – Towards Inclusive Economic Development (SA-TIED)
The SA-TIED programme looks at ways to support policy-making for inclusive growth and economic transformation in the southern Africa region.
Research and policy briefs
Evidence-based policymaking is crucial. Use our publications search to browse nearly 200 briefs which highlight the findings and policy implications of our research.
65 UNU-WIDER articles, publications, projects, experts...
SeminarPublic Forum: What Happens After Graduation? Evidence from Mozambique
On 22 November 2019, the Inclusive Growth in Mozambique (IGM) programme will hold a Public Forum to launch the Final Report on the Survey of School-to-Work Transition of University Students , a report based on a systematic study on the school-to-...
Journal ArticleContract Farming in Mozambique: Implications for Gender Inequalities Within and Across Rural Households
Part of Journal Special Issue Inequalities in the least developed countriesContract farming Gender inequality Mozambique
Journal ArticleThe counting approach to multidimensional poverty: The case of four African countries
Part of Journal Special Issue Inequalities in the least developed countriesCounting approach Multidimensional poverty measurement Malawi
Journal ArticleGender Inequality in Employment in Mozambique
Part of Journal Special Issue Inequalities in the least developed countriesGender Employment Education
Journal ArticleWomen’s Empowerment and Child Malnutrition: The Case of Mozambique
Part of Journal Special Issue Inequalities in the least developed countriesAlkire and Foster demographic and health survey Fuzzy approach to poverty measurement
Journal ArticleInvestigating Growing Inequality in Mozambique
Part of Journal Special Issue Inequalities in the least developed countriesInequality Mozambique Decomposition
Working PaperVulnerability to natural shocks: Assessing the short-term impact on consumption and poverty of the 2015 flood in Mozambique
Mozambique is among the most disaster-prone countries in the world. A bigger than usual, and mostly unexpected, flood occurred in the central-northern region of the country in the first few months of 2015, causing huge damage to infrastructures...Welfare impact Flood Difference-in-difference
Working PaperAn analysis of school dropout in Mozambique, 2014–15
The level of educational attainment in Mozambique is one of the lowest in the world and primary school completion rate is also very low, not reaching 40 per cent...Mozambique Panel regression Propensity score matching
SeminarInclusive Growth in Mozambique seminar series: Analysis of the dynamics of sustainability of public finance in Mozambique
Prof. Sylvestre Manoela from the Faculty of Economics will give a presentation on 8 May 2019 at the Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo, on ‘Analysis of the dynamics of sustainability of public finance in Mozambique 2000-16’ (‘An...
SeminarInclusive Growth in Mozambique seminar series: Octávio Pedreira from the World Bank presents the latest data on Education sector in Mozambique
On 2 May 2019, Octávio Pedreira, a specialist from the World Bank will present at the Eduardo Mondlane University, in Maputo, on ‘Education in Mozambique: Results from the 2018 Service Delivery Indicator Survey’. The presentation...
Journal ArticleEconomic impacts of developing a biofuel industry in Mozambique
Part of Journal Special Issue Bioenergy in Southern AfricaBiofuel Computable general equilibrium Food security
Journal ArticleInstitutional arrangements of outgrower sugarcane production in Southern Africa
Part of Journal Special Issue Bioenergy in Southern AfricaBiofuels Sugarcane outgrowers
SeminarDavid Evans presents at the Inclusive Growth in Mozambique seminar series
David Evans will give a presentation on 25 April at the Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo, on ‘Addressing the global learning crisis: can improved teacher practices help?’. The presentation will be in Portuguese. The event is part of...
In the mediaNational media coverage on public forum on extractives
The Inclusive Growth in Mozambique programme organized a public forum on Extractive Industry and Development on 26 March 2019, in Maputo. The public forum explored the growing role and importance of oil and gas and mining in developing countries, as...Mozambique Extractives extractives industry
SeminarRicardo Santos presents on vulnerability to natural shocks in Mozambique
On 3 April, Ricardo Santos, UNU-WIDER Research Fellow, will give a presentation at a seminar at the Centre of Excellence for Development Impact and Learning ( CEDIL ) on ‘Vulnerability to Natural Shocks: Assessing the Short-Term Impact of...
BlogWhat should Mozambique do with the revenue from natural gas projects? (Part III)
At the beginning of this decade, large offshore natural gas fields were discovered in north-east Mozambique. Investment is now flowing into the country, and a boom in the natural gas sector is expected...Extractives Mozambique Revenues