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Working PaperFemale managers and firm performance: Evidence from the Caribbean countries
This paper investigates whether firm performance differs significantly when comparing firms with female and male top managers in the Caribbean region. We use survey data with detailed information on gender for firms in 13 Caribbean countries...The Caribbean Firm performance Gender gap
Working PaperAgricultural input subsidy and farmers outcomes in Tanzania
This paper examines the impact of the government input subsidy—the National Agriculture Input Voucher—on farmers’ production and welfare in Tanzania as well as the factors that influence agricultural production in the country...Difference-in-differences Subsidies Production
Journal ArticleContract Farming in Mozambique: Implications for Gender Inequalities Within and Across Rural Households
Part of Journal Special Issue Inequalities in the least developed countriesContract farming Gender inequality Mozambique
Working PaperAn analysis of school dropout in Mozambique, 2014–15
The level of educational attainment in Mozambique is one of the lowest in the world and primary school completion rate is also very low, not reaching 40 per cent...Mozambique Panel regression Propensity score matching
Working PaperContract farming in Mozambique: Implications on gender inequalities within and across rural households
This paper analyses the implication of contract farming on gender inequalities in rural Mozambique...Contract farming Gender inequality Mozambique
Working PaperContracts between smallholders and private firms in Mozambique and their implications on food security
The focus of this paper is the role played in rural contexts by contract farming agreements between smallholders and private investors...Contract farming Food security Mozambique