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Carlos Gradín, Finn Tarp - , 0

There is an increasing interest in the analysis of economic inequalities in least developed countries. This is not only the result of a general social preference for equality, but also the consequence of a growing sense that highly unequal societies may distort the functioning of a country...

Sam Jones - The Conversation UK, 2019

Sitting in front of a class of 20 young students at a private technical-vocational college on the edge of Maputo, the capital city of Mozambique, I cannot help but reflect on the fervent social media debates regarding the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences award of the 2019 Nobel Prize in...

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– A 2015 social accounting matrix multiplier decomposition approach for Mozambique
Silvana Mondlane, Dirk van Seventer - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper considers the impact of agriculture and international trade development on income distribution and economic activity in Mozambique. A social accounting matrix multiplier decomposition model is used—in particular, an extension of the standard model that details the process of...

Vanda Castelo, Finório Castigo, José Cardoso, Michael Noble, Gemma Wright - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

This report documents MOZMOD, the SOUTHMOD model developed for Mozambique. This work was carried out by the Ministry of Economy and Finance of Mozambique in collaboration with the project partners in the scope of the SOUTHMOD project. The results presented in this report are derived using...

Sam Jones, Inge Tvedten - The Conversation UK, 2019

What does it mean to be poor? On the face of it, this may not sound like a very difficult question. In developed countries, almost all official and everyday definitions refer to poverty in income terms. In this sense, low consumption power (income) and poverty are essentially synonymous....

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– From deprivation weights to bundles
Sam Jones - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

In the widely used class of multidimensional poverty measures introduced by Alkire and Foster (2011), dimension-specific weights combined with a single cut-off parameter play a fundamental role in identifying who is multidimensionally poor. This paper revisits how these parameters are...

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– Implications for Gender Inequalities Within and Across Rural Households
Cecilia Navarra - South African Journal of Economics , 2019

Part of Journal Special Issue Inequalities in the least developed countries

Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Carlos Gradín, Finn Tarp - South African Journal of Economics , 2019

Part of Journal Special Issue Inequalities in the least developed countries

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– The Case of Mozambique
Joseph Deutsch, Jacques Silber - South African Journal of Economics , 2019

Part of Journal Special Issue Inequalities in the least developed countries

Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Carlos Gradín, Finn Tarp - South African Journal of Economics , 2019

Part of Journal Special Issue Inequalities in the least developed countries

Journal Article This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Carlos Gradín, Finn Tarp - South African Journal of Economics , 2019

Part of Journal Special Issue Inequalities in the least developed countries

This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
– Some lessons from Africa
Carlos Gradín, Finn Tarp - South African Journal of Economics, 2019 - Oxford, UK

This special issue comprises six papers analysing different dimensions of inequalities in African countries. Three papers deal with the trend in inequality in consumption in Mozambique, with multidimensional poverty in four sub‐Saharan countries, and with the relationship between living...

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– Assessing the short-term impact on consumption and poverty of the 2015 flood in Mozambique
Vincenzo Salvucci, Ricardo Santos - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

Mozambique is among the most disaster-prone countries in the world. A bigger than usual, and mostly unexpected, flood occurred in the central-northern region of the country in the first few months of 2015, causing huge damage to infrastructures. In this paper, we use a nationally...

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Félix Mambo, Maren Basso, Vincenzo Salvucci, Ricardo Santos - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

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. Using data from the Mozambican Household Budget Survey 2014/15, we study (1) the determinants of school dropout; (2) the variables...

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Giles Henley, Taku Fundira - Development Southern Africa, 2019

Part of Journal Special Issue Bioenergy in Southern Africa

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Faaiqa Hartley, Dirk van Seventer, Emílio Tostão, Channing Arndt - Development Southern Africa, 2019

Part of Journal Special Issue Bioenergy in Southern Africa

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