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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.
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...

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...

– 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...

This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Evelyn Dietsche, Ana Maria Esteves - Oxford University Press, 2020

From the book: Mining for Change

This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
António S. Cruz, Francisco Fernandes, Fausto J. Mafambissa, Francisco Pereira - Oxford University Press, 2020

From the book: Mining for Change

This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
– 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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– Impact of food, soft drinks, and coffee on cognitive and non-cognitive test scores
Thomas Pave Sohnesen - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

Cognitive and non-cognitive tests are key factors in many aspects of economics, especially within labour market analysis. Non-cognitive tests and personality traits are increasingly used, as these are found to be as critical as cognitive abilities for labour market outcomes, while they might...

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Peter Fisker, David Malmgren-Hansen, Thomas Pave Sohnesen - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

Using convolutional neural networks applied to satellite images covering a 25 km x 12 km rectangle on the northern outskirts of Greater Maputo, we detect and classify buildings from 2010 and 2018 in order to compare the development in quantity and quality of buildings from before and after...

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– An economy-wide perspective
Silvana Mondlane, Dirk van Seventer - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

The recent discovery of large fields of natural gas in Mozambique has led to great international interest and expectations of future gains. However, many resource-rich countries have struggled to achieve long-term sustainable growth, whether because of poor management, unequal outcomes, or...

– Key findings from an extensive survey
Sam Jones, Ricardo Santos, Gimelgo Xirinda - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

This brief summarizes the findings and implications of a survey of the school-to-work transition by Mozambican university students. No research of this kind had previously been conducted. Over the course of a year and a half, university graduates were monitored in their transition to the labour...

– 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, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

Este relatório documenta as principais conclusões do Inquérito à Transição Ensino-Emprego dos Finalistas Universitários. A pesquisa foi planificada e implementada por pesquisadores do United Nations University World Institute for...

Sam Jones - The Conversation UK, 2019

Sitting in front of a class of 20 young students at a private technical-vocational college on the edge of Maputo, the capital city of Mozambique, I cannot help but reflect on the fervent social media debates regarding the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences award of the 2019 Nobel Prize in...

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– A 2015 social accounting matrix multiplier decomposition approach for Mozambique
Silvana Mondlane, Dirk van Seventer - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper considers the impact of agriculture and international trade development on income distribution and economic activity in Mozambique. A social accounting matrix multiplier decomposition model is used—in particular, an extension of the standard model that details the process of...

Vanda Castelo, Finório Castigo, José Cardoso, Michael Noble, Gemma Wright - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

View the latest MOZMOD country report here. This report documents MOZMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Mozambique. This work was carried out by the Ministry of Economy and Finance of Mozambique in collaboration with the project partners in the scope of the SOUTHMOD project. The results...

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