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Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
– Assessing the short-term impact on consumption and poverty of the 2015 flood in Mozambique
Vincenzo Salvucci, Ricardo Santos - Ecological Economics, 2020

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.  In this study, we use a nationally...

Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Kristi Mahrt, Andrea Rossi, Vincenzo Salvucci, Finn Tarp - Child Indicators Research, 2020

We analyse the multidimensional wellbeing of children aged 0–17 in Mozambique and find that 46.3% can be considered multidimensionally poor.  A substantial divide exists between urban and rural areas and between northern and southern provinces. We compare Mozambican children’s...

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– Gender inequality in salary expectations of university students
Carlos Gradín, Félix Mambo, Yonesse Paris, Ricardo Santos - UNU-WIDER, 2020 - Helsinki, Finland

Students’ expectations about their future wages are established in the literature as relevant determinants of the choices made for education progression and, at the university level, for the area and course to be studied. In this paper, the first comparable analysis in sub-Saharan Africa...

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Eva-Maria Egger, Vincenzo Salvucci, Finn Tarp - UNU-WIDER, 2020 - Helsinki, Finland

Mozambique experienced important reduction in the poverty rate until recently, before two major natural disasters hit and the country started suffering from a hidden debt scandal with associated economic slowdown. As the last available national household expenditure survey is from 2014/15,...

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Anna Schnupp - UNU-WIDER, 2020 - Helsinki, Finland

Technical and vocational education and training (TVET) is often put forward as the solution to youth unemployment — but to prove its worth, better evidence is needed. A new survey tracking over 1,600 TVET graduates as they enter the world of work, the first of its kind in Mozambique, sets...

– Inquérito de base à transição ensino-emprego dos graduados do ensino técnico-profissional em Moçambique
Sam Jones, Ricardo Santos, Anna Schnupp - UNU-WIDER, University of Copenhagen, University of Eduardo Mondlane, 2020 - Helsinki, Finland

A investigação aqui apresentada foi planeada e implementada por pesquisadores do United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER), do Grupo de Pesquisa em Economia do Desenvolvimento (DERG) da Universidade de Copenhaga (UCPH), do Centro de...

– Inquérito de base à transição ensino-emprego dos graduados do ensino técnico-profissional em Moçambique
Sam Jones, Ricardo Santos, Anna Schnupp - UNU-WIDER, University of Copenhagen, University of Eduardo Mondlane, 2020 - Helsinki, Finland

The research detailed herein was planned and implemented by researchers at the United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER), the Develop-ment Economics Research Group (DERG) at the University of Copenhagen (UCPH), the Centre for Economics and Management...

Sam Jones, Eva-Maria Egger, Ricardo Santos - The Conversation Africa, 2020

As the COVID-19 virus has spread across the globe, developing countries are starting to enact many of the same policies used in China, Europe, and North America to contain the virus. But are these policies appropriate in low income contexts? To help think about this we propose a simple index of...

Sam Jones, Eva-Maria Egger, Ricardo Santos - UNU-WIDER, 2020 - Helsinki, Finland

We calculated a lockdown readiness index for Mozambique and the results don’t look good. If lockdown policies are needed to halt the spread of the virus, the government will also need to take extraordinary measures to provide a minimum of basic services for people living under a lockdown....

Vanda Castelo, Finório Castigo, José Cardoso, Michael Noble, Gemma Wright - UNU-WIDER, 2020 - Helsinki, Finland

This report documents MOZMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Mozambique. The report describes the different tax-benefit policies in place, how the microsimulation model picks up these different provisions, and the database on which the model runs. It concludes with a validation of MOZMOD...

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– Explaining the gap between expected and realized graduate earnings in Mozambique
Sam Jones, Ricardo Santos, Gimelgo Xirinda - UNU-WIDER, 2020 - Helsinki, Finland

Inaccurate expectations of future wages are found in many contexts. Yet, existing studies overwhelmingly refer to high-income countries, and there is little evidence regarding the sources of expectational errors. Based on a longitudinal survey of graduates from the six largest universities in...

– Relatório Final do Inquérito à Transição Ensino-Emprego dos Finalistas Universitários
Sam Jones, Ricardo Santos, Gimelgo Xirinda - UNU-WIDER, University of Copenhagen, University of Eduardo Mondlane, 2020 - Helsinki, Finland

This report documents the main findings of the Survey of School-to-Work Transitions of University Students. The research was planned and implemented by researchers at the United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER), the Development Economics...

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Evelyn Dietsche, Ana Maria Esteves - Oxford University Press, 2020

From the book: Mining for Change

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António S. Cruz, Francisco Fernandes, Fausto J. Mafambissa, Francisco Pereira - Oxford University Press, 2020

From the book: Mining for Change

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– Reflections on investment surges and new gas
Alan R. Roe - Oxford University Press, 2020

From the book: Mining for Change

Carlos Gradín, Finn Tarp - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

There is an increasing interest in the analysis of economic inequalities in least developed countries. This is not only the result of a general social preference for equality, but also the consequence of a growing sense that highly unequal societies may distort the functioning of a country...

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