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Evelyn Dietsche, Ana Maria Esteves - Oxford University Press, 2020

From the book: Mining for Change

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António S. Cruz, Francisco Fernandes, Fausto J. Mafambissa, Francisco Pereira - Oxford University Press, 2020

From the book: Mining for Change

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– Reflections on investment surges and new gas
Alan R. Roe - Oxford University Press, 2020

From the book: Mining for Change

Carlos Gradín, Finn Tarp - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

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...

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– Impact of food, soft drinks, and coffee on cognitive and non-cognitive test scores
Thomas Pave Sohnesen - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

Cognitive and non-cognitive tests are key factors in many aspects of economics, especially within labour market analysis. Non-cognitive tests and personality traits are increasingly used, as these are found to be as critical as cognitive abilities for labour market outcomes, while they might...

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Peter Fisker, David Malmgren-Hansen, Thomas Pave Sohnesen - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

Using convolutional neural networks applied to satellite images covering a 25 km x 12 km rectangle on the northern outskirts of Greater Maputo, we detect and classify buildings from 2010 and 2018 in order to compare the development in quantity and quality of buildings from before and after...

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– An economy-wide perspective
Silvana Mondlane, Dirk van Seventer - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

The recent discovery of large fields of natural gas in Mozambique has led to great international interest and expectations of future gains. However, many resource-rich countries have struggled to achieve long-term sustainable growth, whether because of poor management, unequal outcomes, or...

– Relatório Final do Inquérito à Transição Ensino- Emprego dos Finalistas Universitários
Sam Jones, Ricardo Santos, Gimelgo Xirinda - UNU-WIDER, University of Copenhagen, University of Eduardo Mondlane, 2019 - Helsinki, Finland

Este relat´orio documenta as principais conclus˜oes do Inqu´erito `a Transic¸ ˜ao Ensino-Emprego dos Finalistas Universit´arios. A pesquisa foi planificada e implementada por pesquisadores do United Nations University World Institute for...

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

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.
– 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

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