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– Mozambique country case study
António Sousa Cruz, Fausto J. Mafambissa - Oxford University Press, 2018
Research Brief pdf
– 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...

Working Paper pdf
– 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...

Blog
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...

Blog
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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– Lessons from international experience for Mozambique
Alan R. Roe - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

In common with several other low-income African economies, in recent years Mozambique has seen a significant expansion of interest and investment in its long-established extractives industries. Huge new gas finds in particular have led to expectations that these industries will contribute very...

Ricardo Santos - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

Weak supply chains, both in quantity and quality, impose logistical challenges on Mozambican manufacturing firms. The Mozambican regulatory and legal environment continue to be perceived as a hurdle. Regulatory barriers hinder firm capacity to export. Access to credit remains...

Ricardo Santos - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

Firms that survived the economic downturn adopted restrictive human resources management, reducing the workforce and making it more flexible, which in turn made employment more vulnerable. In 2017, manufacturing sector leadership appears both more satisfied and more inclined to support...

– Inquérito as Indústrias Manufactureiras 2017 - Relatório Descritivo
Hanna Berkel, Marcelo Cardona, Peter Fisker, John Rand, Ricardo Santos, Finn Tarp - UNU-WIDER, University of Copenhagen, University of Eduardo Mondlane, 2018 - Helsínquia, Copenhaga e Maputo

Este relatório documenta as principais conclusões do Inquérito às Indústrias Manufactureiras Moçambicanas em 2017 (IIM 2017). A pesquisa foi planificada e implementada por pesquisadores do Grupo de Pesquisa em Economia do Desenvolvimento (DERG) da...

– Descriptive report
Hanna Berkel, Marcelo Cardona, Peter Fisker, John Rand, Ricardo Santos, Finn Tarp - UNU-WIDER, University of Copenhagen, University of Eduardo Mondlane, 2018 - Helsinki (FIN), Copenhagen (DNK), Maputo (MOZ)

This report documents the principal findings of the 2017 Survey of Mozambican Manufacturing Firms (IIM 2017). The survey was planned and implemented by researchers from the Development Economics Research Group (DERG) at the University of Copenhagen, the United Nations University World Institute...

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– Implications on gender inequalities within and across rural households
Cecilia Navarra - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper analyses the implication of contract farming on gender inequalities in rural Mozambique. Contract farming is often considered one of the major tools of agribusiness development: it broadly includes those arrangements under which producers commit to provide a pre-defined quantity of...

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António S. Cruz, Fausto Mafambissa, Mónica Magáua, Vincenzo Salvucci, Dirk van Seventer - UNU-WIDER, 2018 - Helsinki, Finland

This paper documents a 2015 Social Accounting Matrix (SAM) for Mozambique. The SAM is built using unpublished Instituto Nacional de Estatística (INE) industry-level production accounts, commodity-level supply–demand balances and a supply matrix, together with national accounts,...

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