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– Mozambique country case study
António Sousa Cruz, Fausto J. Mafambissa - Oxford University Press, 2018
– 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 (FIN), Copenhagen (DNK), Maputo (MOZ)

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...

– Report
Sam Jones, Félix Mambo, Edson Mazive, Yonesse Paris, Ricardo Santos, Gimelgo Xirinda - UNU-WIDER, University of Copenhagen, University of Eduardo Mondlane, 2018 - Helsinki (FIN), Copenhagen (DNK), Maputo (MOZ)

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...

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– 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,...

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Evelyn Dietsche, Ana Maria Esteves - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

In recent years, Mozambique has made international headlines for the significant hydrocarbon deposits found offshore. These have increased the country’s extractive resource endowments, in addition to its mining and onshore natural gas sector. It is expected that these industries will...

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Kristi Mahrt, Andrea Rossi, Vincenzo Salvucci, Finn Tarp - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

We analyse the multidimensional wellbeing of children aged 0–17 in Mozambique and find that 46.3 per cent can be considered multidimensionally poor. A substantial divide exists between urban and rural areas and between northern and southern provinces. We compare Mozambican children...

Blog
Félix Mambo - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki

Baseline Survey on the School-to-Work Transitions of University Graduates in Mozambique will be launched on 4 September. This baseline survey is part of a larger study that will improve our understanding of the labour market position of higher education graduates in Mozambique. The information is...

– Lessons from international experience
UNU-WIDER - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

Mozambique has seen a significant expansion of interest and investment in its extractive industries. New gas finds in the past ten years have led to expectations that these industries will contribute very significantly to the country’s future economic development and its long-term...

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– Investigating the qualitative–quantitative divide in Mozambique
Sam Jones, Inge Tvedten - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper reflects on the relationship between economic (quantitative) and anthropological (qualitative) approaches to the analysis of poverty in developing countries. Drawing on detailed evidence from Mozambique, we argue that different research approaches do not merely see the same poverty...

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.
Thando Vilakazi - Development Southern Africa, 2018

Part of Journal Special Issue Regional Growth Opportunities

Journal Special Issue This peer-reviewed research is available free of charge. UNU-WIDER believes that research is a global public good and supports Open Access.
Channing Arndt, Simon Roberts - Development Southern Africa, 2018

This issue contains seven articles addressing the major changes underway in the integration of economies in southern Africa.  This special issue is based on the UNU-WIDER project 'Regional growth and development in Southern Africa'. This project aims to develop, in conjunction...

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Vincenzo Salvucci - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

Mozambique’s manufacturing industry is facing many challenges. Nevertheless, we should not underestimate its linkages to the rest of the economy and its potential in terms of job creation and structural transformation. On 23 April 2018, the Inclusive Growth in Mozambique project hosted a...

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Peter Fisker - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

Mozambique has been facing macroeconomic difficulties since 2015. This has amplified the obstacles for micro, small and medium-sized manufacturing firms, but the actual problems lie deeper. The 2017 Survey of Mozambican Manufacturing Firms (IIM 2017) shows that Mozambique’s structural...

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Félix Mambo, Yonesse Paris, Vincenzo Salvucci, Ricardo Santos - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

Poverty declined substantially in Mozambique between 1996/97 and 2014/15. However, the recent economic crisis, characterized by a significant increase in domestic prices, may have dragged several households into poverty. Using consumer price index and 2014/15 household budged survey data, we...

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– An application to Mozambique
Carlos Gradín - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

In this paper, I quantify the contribution of a subpopulation to inequality. This is defined as the sum of the contributions of its members, with these contributions computed as the impact on inequality of a small increase in the population mass at each point of the distribution (using the...

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