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The Nordic Model — lessons for Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka, like the Nordic countries, is a social democratic nation with a strong welfare state...

Social protection Economic growth Labour market
Seminar
Rule of law and judicial independence in Mozambique

On 2 December 2020, Dr João Carlos Trindade, retired judicial magistrate and current chair of the governing board of the non-governmental organization Centro Terra Viva, will discuss his research on the rule of law and judicial independence in...

2 December 2020
Hotel Montebelo Girassol, Av. Patrice Lumumba, Maputo, Mozambique
Past event
Seminar
Natural resources, institutions, and economic transformation in Mozambique

On 25 November 2020, José Jaime Macuane and Carlos Muianga will discuss their research on the institutional dynamics of the resources sector in Mozambique.

25 November 2020
Hotel Montebelo Girassol, Av. Patrice Lumumba, Maputo, Mozambique
Past event
Seminar
The education sector in Mozambique – from access to epistemic quality in primary education

On 18 November 2020, Mouzinho Mário, Professor at the University of Eduardo Mondlane, will discuss his research on access and epistemic quality of primary education in Mozambique.

18 November 2020
Hotel Montebelo Girassol, Av. Patrice Lumumba, Maputo, Mozambique
Past event
Seminar
Decentralization reforms in Mozambique – the role of institutions in the definition of results

On 11 November 2020, Salvador Forquilha, Director and Senior researcher at IESE, will discuss his research.

11 November 2020
Hotel Montebelo Girassol, Av. Patrice Lumumba, Maputo, Mozambique
Past event
Working Paper
Natural resources, institutions, and economic transformation in Mozambique

In the light of Mozambique’s natural resources boom—especially its large-scale investments in mining, oil, and gas—this paper analyses the prospects for the extractive industries to contribute to economic transformation from an inst...

Economic transformation Extractive industries Institutions
Working Paper
Donor relations and sovereignty

As a sovereign country, Mozambique initially relied on international solidarity and managed its donor relations well...

Aid effectiveness Donors Foreign policy
Working Paper
Decentralization reforms in Mozambique: The role of institutions in the definition of results

With the introduction of the economic reforms in the late 1980s, the opening up of the political arena and the end of the civil war in the early 1990s, the decentralization process began in Mozambique...

Decentralization Decentralized governance Institutions
Working Paper
Influence of institutional factors on the performance of the agricultural sector in Mozambique

This paper is a review of the institutions and the performance of the agricultural sector in Mozambique, using an analysis table adapted to the assessment of the connections between the institutions and economic development...

Agriculture Environment Institutions
Working Paper
Inequality, institutions, and cooperation

We examine the effects of randomly introduced economic inequality on voluntary cooperation, and whether this relationship is influenced by the quality of local institutions, as proxied by corruption...

Inequality Institutions Corruption
Working Paper
The political economy of the resource curse: A development perspective

This paper reviews the recent literature on the developmental effects of resource abundance, assessing likely effects and channels with respect to income inequality, poverty, education, and health...

Resource abundance Inequality Institutions
Research Brief
Pushing for policy innovation: The framing of social protection policies in Tanzania Social protection Policy entrpreneurs Political settlements
Book Chapter
Gas in Tanzania: Adapting to new realities

From the book: Mining for Change

Developing countries Institutions Macroeconomics
Working Paper
Is there a fiscal resource curse?: Resource rents, fiscal capacity, and political institutions in developing economies

States’ fiscal capacity plays a pivotal role in developing economies, but it is less clear what its determinants are or what explains cross-country differences. We focus on the impact of natural resources...

State capacity Fiscal capacity Resource curse
Book Chapter
Understanding the boom

From the book: Mining for Change

Developing countries Institutions Macroeconomics
Book Chapter
Pushing for policy innovation: The framing of social protection policies in Tanzania

From the book: The Politics of Social Protection in Eastern and Southern Africa

Social protection Policy entrpreneurs Political settlements
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