Press Release: New UN study on tax and social protection policies in Africa during COVID-19
In the first study of its kind on Africa, researchers found that tax and benefit policies provided limited income protection to poorest households but failed to offset the increase in poverty. Read more
COP26: Are We Ready?
On 28 October 2021 at 16:00 (UTC+3), UNU-WIDER organizes an online panel discussion titled COP26: Are We Ready? An international panel of experts specialising in mining, oil and gas will discuss key issues. Read more
Think WIDER Webinar Series – New perspectives on development
Think WIDER – New perspectives on development webinar series features a line-up of eminent researchers and development specialists who present their work and discuss new perspectives to the topic of global development. Learn more
NEW POLICY GUIDEBOOK: Deals and development in fragile and conflict-affected states
The guidebook is designed to help economic advisers to analyse country context and design interventions with the goal of enabling positive growth that reduces fragility.
Industrial Policy in the 21st Century – the Challenge for Africa
Our MOOC on industrial policy is open! Join this free self-paced course, with an instructor and regular opportunities to interact. Learn more
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PresentationSOUTHMOD 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 11-15 October 2021. During the week, on 15 October, The Mozambican Ministry of Economy and Finance ( MEF ) with Internation Labour...
NewsPress Release: New UN study reveals limited impact of tax and social protection policies in the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic in Africa Africa SOUTHMOD Tax-benefit microsimulation
Working PaperThe saga and limits of public financial management: The Mozambican case
At independence in 1975, the Frelimo government took over public administration from the colonial system and started to transform it...Public finance management Mozambique Reforms
In collaboration with the national MOZMOD team, International Labour Organization (ILO) Mozambique , Ministry of Economic and Finance of Mozambique ( MEF ) and the Southern Africa for Social Policy Research Insights ( SASPRI ), UNU-WIDER will...
Research BriefSerá o Ensino Técnico-Profissional (ETP) uma solução para o desemprego jovem?: Dinâmica da transição ensino-emprego dos finalistas do ETP em Moçambique
O Ensino Técnico-Profissional (ETP) é frequentemente visto como uma solução milagrosa que resolve questões que vão desde o desemprego juvenil até à mudança estrutural relacionada com o me...Mozambique Education policy Employment
Research BriefIs technical and vocational education and training a solution for youth unemployment?: The dynamics of school-to-work transition of TVET graduates in Mozambique
Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) is often seen as a silver bullet resolving issues ranging from youth unemployment to labour market-related structural change...Mozambique Education policy Employment
ReportInquérito à transição ensino-emprego dos finalistas do ensino técnico-profissional em Moçambique: Relatório Final
Este relatório documenta as principais conclusões do Inquérito à Transiçãoo Ensino-Emprego dos Finalistas do Ensino Técnico-Profissional em Moçambique...Mozambique Education policy Employment
ReportSurvey on the school-to-work transition of technical and vocational training graduates in Mozambique: Final report
This report documents the main conclusions of the Survey on the School-to-Work Transition of Technical and Vocational Education and Training Graduates in Mozambique...Mozambique Education policy Employment
Working PaperThe socioeconomic impact of coal mining in Mozambique
This study assesses the impact of four coal mines in Mozambique on the socioeconomic outcomes of the local population. We combine four waves of household surveys with coal mine locations data and employ a difference-in-difference model...Mining Difference-in-differences Poverty
Working PaperHorizontal and intersecting inequalities in Mozambique: 1997–2017
This study seeks to add to the research on inequality in least developed countries, namely in Mozambique, by measuring and mapping indicators of horizontal wealth inequality along geographic regions and ethnolinguistic identities...Inequality Horizontal inequality Wealth inequality
Working PaperInformal freelancers in the time of COVID-19: Insights from a digital matching platform in Mozambique
Despite the severe negative economic shock associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, evidence from many contexts points to a surge in sales on online platforms, as well as shifts in the composition of demand...COVID-19 Shocks Mozambique
Working PaperThe impact of COVID-19 on consumption poverty in Mozambique
This study assesses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the state of emergency implemented by the Government of Mozambique on household consumption poverty...COVID-19 Poverty Inequality
Working PaperThe macroeconomic impact of COVID-19 in Mozambique: A social accounting matrix approach
This study aims to assess the economic costs of COVID-19 and the state of emergency implemented by the Government of Mozambique, relying on a social accounting matrix...COVID-19 Multiplier analysis Social Accounting Matrix
NewsFinland and Norway sign agreements extending IGM programme to 2024 inclusive growth in mozambique Mozambique
Working PaperThe determinants of occupational sorting: Evidence from Mozambique
We examine the link between individual characteristics and sorting into different occupations using data from university students in Mozambique...Occupational choice Mozambique Personality traits
BlogAdding insult to injury – the impacts of COVID-19 on urban youth in Mozambique
The negative economic and social impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in Mozambique range from reduced social interaction to business closures, job losses, and increased poverty...Education Youth Employment