Search
Filter by...
Reset all
Type
Keywords
Year
Topic
Project
Country
Mozambique
Region
Methodology

Publications (144)

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.
– Investigating the qualitative-quantitative divide in Mozambique
Sam Jones, Inge Tvedten - World Development, 2019

Motivated by the siloed nature of much poverty research, as well as the challenge of finding inclusive operational definitions of poverty, this study reflects on the merits of seeking to reconcile economic (quantitative) and anthropological (qualitative) analytical approaches. Drawing on...

– (Part I)
UNU-WIDER, Isa Chiconela, Edson Mazive - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki

At the beginning of this decade, large offshore natural gas fields were discovered in north-east Mozambique. Investment is now flowing into the country, and a boom in the natural gas sector is expected. According to estimates from Mozambique’s Ministry of Economy and Finance, additional...

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.
– Evidence from Mozambique
Sam Jones, Steven Glover - World Development, 2019

The impact of commercial farms on smallholders in developing countries remains highly controversial. This study draws on four periods of investments in commercial farming in Mozambique to frame an empirical analysis of their contemporary economic spillovers. We investigate the degree of...

Blog
Ricardo Santos - UNU-WIDER, 2019 - Helsinki

Mozambique is still an agriculture-based economy. Huge offshore gas fields have been discovered in the country and plans for gas projects are in the process. However, one day the gas explorations will come to an end. What does this mean for the rest of the economy? On 28 November, our...

Working Paper pdf
Peter Fisker, Soren Schou - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

The latest firm survey of Mozambique, the Inquerito ás Indústrias Manufactureiras (IIM) 2017, draws a concerning picture of the manufacturing sector. However, it is not obvious whether this is true for the population of manufacturing firms in Mozambique, as the representativeness of...

Working Paper pdf
– A mixed-methods study on Mozambique
Hanna Berkel - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper is the first to use a panel dataset from the African continent to investigate the relationship between formalization and firm outcomes. Instead of applying a binary formality indicator, it constructs a conceptual framework that regards informality as a continuum consisting of four...

Vanda Castelo, José Cardoso, Finório Castigo, Gemma Wright - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

The tax-benefit microsimulation model developed for Mozambique, MOZMOD, has proved to be valuable in analysing the impacts and budget implications of a new policy proposal in Mozambique. The importance of the tool has also been recognized in the government. Tax-benefit microsimulation helps to...

– New gas finds, investments, and their implications in Mozambique
UNU-WIDER - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

Large flows of foreign investments have not been translated into a boom for the Mozambican economy. On the contrary, they have foreshadowed a sustained period of deep economic difficulty for the country. What is the story behind this phenomenon and what are its implications? Mozambique has...

– Will local content do the trick?
UNU-WIDER - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

Extractives and interlinked industries are expecting a boom in Mozambique. This could be good news for the country’s economy, in theory. But can extractives really work as a driver to diversify the Mozambican economy? It is unlikely that the extractives sector can any time soon be...

– Mozambique country case study
António Sousa Cruz, Fausto J. Mafambissa - Oxford University Press, 2018
Working Paper pdf
– Evidence from Mozambique
Sam Jones, Thomas Pave Sohnesen, Neda Trifković - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper estimates how private returns to education have evolved in the context of postconflict transformation in Mozambique. This has been characterized by rapid economic growth, significant expansion of the schooling system, but also limited structural change in a labour market...

Working Paper pdf
– Reflections on investment surges and new gas
Alan R. Roe - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper is a sequel to an earlier paper that looked in broad terms at many of the issues that Mozambique faces today in managing its new extractive resources. The paper first describes the investment surge that has already been prompted by new gas discoveries in Mozambique. It then...

– Inquérito Base à Transição Ensino-Emprego dos Finalistas Universitários
Sam Jones, Félix Mambo, Edson Mazive, Yonesse Paris, Ricardo Santos, Gimelgo Xirinda - UNU-WIDER, University of Copenhagen, University of Eduardo Mondlane, 2018 - Helsinki, Copenhagen, Maputo

O Inquérito à Transição Ensino-Emprego dos Finalistas Universitários visa dar resposta às preocupações do Governo de Moçambique e parceiros de desenvolvimento sobre o emprego jovem no país. O foco é aqui colocado na...

– Results from a baseline survey
Ricardo Santos, Sam Jones - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

Before now, there has been no systematic study of the transition of university students as they finish their studies and enter the labour market. This Policy Brief summarises the findings of a baseline survey of such university students, who form the sample of a longitudinal tracking survey that...

Sam Jones, Félix Mambo, Edson Mazive, Yonesse Paris, Ricardo Santos, Gimelgo Xirinda - UNU-WIDER, University of Copenhagen, University of Eduardo Mondlane, 2018 - Helsinki, Copenhagen, Maputo

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. The focus is on the transition of young people from education to the...

Working Paper pdf
– An overview
Antonio Cruz, Francisco Fernandes, Fausto J. Mafambissa, Francisco Pereira - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

The construction sector value added in Mozambique grew at an average annual rate of 12.8 per cent in 1993–2015. Investment in the basic infrastructure of health, education, and housing improved families’ and communities’ living conditions. Investment in roads, communications,...

Displaying 16 of 144 results.