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Working Paper
The evolution of private returns to education during post-conflict transformation: Evidence from Mozambique

This paper estimates how private returns to education have evolved in the context of postconflict transformation in Mozambique...

Returns to education Workforce Employment
Book Chapter
The effect of China's One Child Policy on sex selection, family size, and the school enrolment of daughters

From the book: Towards Gender Equity in Development

Development Education Family planning
In the media
The public forum on higher education in Mozambique covered by the national media

On 4 September 2018, the Inclusive Growth in Mozambique Programme hosted a Public Forum in Maputo to share the findings of its report Baseline Survey on the School-to-Work Transitions of University Graduates in Mozambique . The event gathered...

Education Education, Higher
Policy Brief
Employment expectations of university students in Mozambique: Results from a baseline survey

Before now, there has been no systematic study of the transition of university students as they finish their studies and enter the labour market...

Employment Education Wages
Report
Baseline Survey on the School-to-Work Transitions of University Graduates in Mozambique

The survey on the School-to-Work Transitions of University Graduates in Mozambique aims to respond to the concerns of the Government of Mozambique and development partners with respect to youth employment in the country...

Employment Education Wages
Journal Article
Ethnic fragmentation, public good provision and inequality in India, 1988–2012

Part of Journal Special Issue Horizontal Inequality: Persistence and Change

Education Equality and inequality Health care
Book Chapter
Choices for spending government revenue: New African oil, gas, and mining economies

From the book: Extractive Industries

Extractives Education Framework
Working Paper
Puzzle me this?: The Vietnamese reverse gender education gap

We investigate within the context of Vietnam how circumstances at age 15 or 16 relate to completion of upper secondary education four years later...

Gender Education access to education
News
Press release: Public Forum on Higher Education: A Profile of Mozambican Graduates

‘ Inclusive growth in Mozambique ’ programme to launch a report at a public forum on 04 September 2018 Researchers will be available for interviews at the event The Inclusive growth in Mozambique programme will host a public forum at the...

Education Higher education Employment
Working Paper
Fifty years of Asian experience in the spread of education and healthcare

This paper analyses the dramatic spread of education and healthcare in Asia and also the large variations in that spread across and within countries over 50 years...

Healthcare Education State
Blog
Young Afghan refugees and asylum seekers in the UK: Does more education mean better futures?

Education is my freedom ... if I have my education, everything is still possible for me in the future. Mohammed grinned, and looked down at his newly acquired university student card...

Migration Refugees Youth
Working Paper
The impact of educational achievement on the integration and wellbeing of Afghan refugee youth in the UK

Unprecedented numbers of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children have arrived in Europe over the last decade, and young Afghans account for the highest proportion of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children across the UK...

Migration Refugees Youth
Working Paper
Is the education of local children influenced by living nearby a refugee camp?: Evidence from host communities in Rwanda

This paper studies to what extent and in what ways access to educational services and schooling outcomes of local children are influenced by the presence of a refugee camp in or around their community...

Refugees Impact of refugees Host communities
Working Paper
Educational inequality in Mozambique

In very poor countries, inequality often means that a small part of the population maintains living standards far above the rest...

Education Economic development Inequality
Working Paper
Gender inequality in employment in Mozambique

We investigate the trend in the gender employment gap in the expanding non-subsistence sector of the economy in Mozambique, a country still characterized by a large subsistence agricultural sector...

Gender Employment Education
Blog
Has the quality of Mozambique’s education been sacrificed at the altar of access?

Mozambique, in common with many other developing countries, has achieved impressive increases in access to education. Since 2000, the number of children attending primary school has more than doubled, as have the number of schools...

Education education quality access to education
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