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Working Paper
Migration out of poverty: The case of post-war migration in Mozambique

Internal migration plays an important role in the economic development of individuals, their families, and their country...

Internal migration Migration Mozambique
Working Paper
The impact of COVID-19 on urban informal workers in Maputo

Informal self-employed traders in developing countries are vulnerable to shocks as they often lack access to social insurance or formal finance...

COVID-19 Informal Urban
Working Paper
Effects of the COVID-19 crisis on household food consumption and child nutrition in Mozambique

This study investigates the short-term impacts of an aggregate socioeconomic shock on household food consumption and children’s nutrition using the case of the COVID-19 pandemic in Mozambique...

COVID-19 Food Child nutrition
Working Paper
Determinants of gender gaps in youth employment in urban Mozambique

In this study, we explore the correlates of the employment gender gap among urban youth in Mozambique. Young people are confronted with simultaneous decisions about education, work and family life influenced by social norms around gender roles...

Gender gap Employment Decomposition
Working Paper
The evolution of inequality in Mozambique: 1996/97–2019/20

After decades of war, ending in 1992, Mozambique embarked on a path of sustained economic growth and substantial poverty reduction...

Inequality Consumption Spatial inequality
Presentation
MOZMOD work presented at the Mozambique Social Protection Week

The Ministry of Gender, Child and Social Action ( MGCAS ) organises a Social Protection theme week in Mozambique 21-27 November 2022. During the week, on 25 November, The Mozambican Ministry of Economy and Finance ( MEF ) with Internation Labour...

25 November 2022
Centro de Conferencias Joaquim Chissano, Maputo, Mozambique
Past event
Journal Article
Can information correct optimistic wage expectations?: Evidence from Mozambican job-seekers

Forward-looking expectations are central to job search but often inaccurate. To test whether public information can help correct beliefs, we embed an experiment in a longitudinal survey of Mozambican graduates...

Wage expectation Information Heuristics
Working Paper
Digital labour platforms as shock absorbers: Evidence from COVID-19

Digital labour platforms have grown five-fold over the last decade, enabling significant expansion in gig work worldwide. We interrogate the criticism that these platforms tend to amplify aggregate economic shocks for registered users (workers)...

COVID-19 Digital labour platforms Labour market
Seminar
CEEG Seminar Series: Economic growth of Mozambique and its interaction with the environment

On Wednesday 24 August 2022, Mônica Magaua, PhD candidate at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Eduardo Mondlane (UEM), will present her recent study on the economic growth in Mozambique and its interaction with the environment. The...

24 August 2022
Faculty of Economics, Auditorium University of Eduardo Mondlane (UEM), Av. Julius Nyerere nr. 3453, Main Campus, Maputo, Mozambique
Past event
Seminar
CEEG Seminar Series: The role of mobile money in reducing economic inequality in Mozambique

On Wednesday 10 August 2022, Moisés Siúta, PhD candidate at the University of Cape Town, will present his recent study on the role of mobile money in reducing economic inequality in Mozambique. The seminar is part of the CEEG Seminar...

10 August 2022
Faculty of Economics, Auditorium University of Eduardo Mondlane (UEM), Av. Julius Nyerere nr. 3453, Main Campus, Maputo, Mozambique
Past event
Working Paper
What drove the profitability of colonial firms?: Labour coercion and trade preferences on the Sena Sugar Estates (1920–74)

The magnitude of returns to colonial-era investments in Africa has been addressed in an extensive literature, as have the nature and legacies of extractive colonial institutions...

Mozambique Sugarcane Forced labour
Working Paper
Labour market effects of digital matching platforms: Experimental evidence from sub-Saharan Africa

Can digital labour market platforms reduce search frictions in either formal or informal labour markets?...

Digital labour platforms Job search Search frictions
Journal Article
The impact of COVID-19 on consumption poverty in Mozambique

This study assesses the impact of COVID-19 on household consumption poverty. To predict changes in income and the associated effects on poverty, we rely on existing estimated macroeconomic impacts...

COVID-19 Poverty Inequality
Journal Article
The macroeconomic impact of COVID-19 in Mozambique: A social accounting matrix approach

This study assesses the economic costs of COVID-19 and the state of emergency implemented by the Government of Mozambique. We use a social accounting matrix multiplier analysis to estimate the effects of the pandemic on the economy...

COVID-19 Multiplier analysis Social Accounting Matrix
Working Paper
Health and ethnic inequalities in Mozambique with special reference to leprosy

The subject of this paper is health and ethnic inequalities in Mozambique, with special reference to leprosy...

Health Ethnic inequality Mozambique
Seminar
Economic development and institutions – perceptions and bottlenecks

On 15 March 2022, the Faculty of Economics of the University of Eduardo Mondlane (UEM) organizes an event launching a cycle of debates on institutional performance and economic development in Mozambique. The event, entitled ‘ Economic...

15 March 2022
Online, Av. Julius Nyerere nr. 3453, Main Campus, Maputo, Mozambique
Past event
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