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Good news on poverty and well-being in Mozambique – Fourth National Poverty Assessment

Inclusive growth in Mozambique – scaling-up research and capacity

  • Working paper

    In very poor countries, inequality often means that a small part of the population maintains living standards far above the rest. This is also true for educational inequality in Mozambique: only...

    Servaas van der Berg, Carlos da Maia and Cobus Burger
  • Working paper
    Evidence from African countries

    We here use five rounds of Afrobarometer data covering more than 100,000 individuals over the 2004-2016 period to explore the link between self-assessed measures of living conditions and objectiv...

    Andrew E. Clark and Conchita D'Ambrosio
  • Working paper
    The case of four African countries

    This paper investigates the levels and evolution of poverty in Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe using the decomposability properties of poverty measures based on a counting approach. We...

    Valérie Bérenger
  • Working paper
    The case of Mozambique

    In developing countries, women’s decisions concerning their children’s health depend on ‘empowerment’ concerning decision-making, husband/partner’s use of violence,...

    Joseph Deutsch and Jacques Silber
  • Working paper

    In this paper, we investigate the long-term trend of consumption inequality in Mozambique. We show that an imbalanced growth path disproportionally benefited the better-off and caused increasing...

    Carlos Gradín, Finn Tarp
  • Working paper

    This paper provides practical tests for the robustness of multidimensional comparisons of well-being. Focussing on counting-type multidimensional poverty measures, I draw on the properties of pos...

    Sam Jones
  • Working paper

    We investigate the trend in the gender employment gap in the expanding non-subsistence sector of the economy in Mozambique, a country still characterized by a large subsistence agricultural secto...

    Carlos Gradín and Finn Tarp
  • Journal article
    The Mozambican experience 2008/2009

    A propitiously timed household survey carried out in Mozambique over the period 2008/2009 permits us to study the relationship between shifts in food prices and child nutrition status in a low in...

    Channing Arndt, M. Azhar Hussain, Vincenzo Salvucci, Lars Peter Østerdal
  • Report
    Executive summary - Fourth National Poverty Assessment

    This report provides a comprehensive analysis of poverty and well-being, including temporal trends, in Mozambique. 

    October 2016
  • Report
    A report on the tax-benefit microsimulation model of Mozambique

    Tax-benefit microsimulation modelling has become a valuable tool for countries to calculate the effects of policies on household income and government revenues, as well as on p...

    Vanda Castelo, Finório Castigo, António S. Cruz, Christine Byaruhanga, David McLennan, Michael Noble and Gemma Wright
  • Working paper
    Evidence from the Zambezi river in Mozambique

    Prior to 2009, there was no direct road connection between the southern regions of Mozambique—where the capital city is located—and the more agriculturally-producti...

    César Salazar and Sam Jones
  • Working paper
    Accounting for underreported consumption

    A recent WIDER Working Paper by Channing Ardnt and Kristi Mahrt shows that the inequality is worse in Mozambique than previo...

    Channing Arndt And Kristi Mahrt
  • Journal article

    This paper uses data from Mozambique to examine the effect of weather shocks on cropland decisions.

    César Salazar-Espinoza, Sam Jones, and Finn Tarp
  • Working paper

    The impact of large commercial farms on neighbouring smallholders in low-income sub-Saharan Africa remains controversial. 

    Steven Glover and Sam Jones
  • Working paper

    Child malnutrition continues to be a serious impediment to development both at the individual and national levels in many developing countries.

    José Cardoso, Lindsey Allwright and Vincenzo Salvucci
  • Working paper

    This paper studies the dynamics of the agricultural sector in Mozambique, focusing on the role of commercial farms.

    Steven Glover, Vincenzo Salvucci and Sam Jones