Inclusive growth in Mozambique – scaling-up research and capacity

Finland and Norway sign agreements extending IGM programme to 2024

On 7 May 2021, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway signed a funding agreement sealing Phase II of the Inclusive growth in Mozambique programme.

11 May 2021
  • Journal article
    From additive weights to minimal bundles

    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 i...

    Sam Jones
  • Event

    The Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation (GPEDC) will host, on 17 June, an informal online discussion on the potential of the principles of effectiveness in delivering better...

    17 June 2021
  • Working paper
    Practical guidance on measuring intergenerational mobility from a simulation framework

    Despite the importance attributed to intergenerational educational mobility in the process of development, there remains little consensus on how mobility should be measured. This paper presents a...

    Marcelo Cardona and Sam Jones
  • Opinion

    At the start of the last decade, Mozambique’s prospects looked stellar. Following from the early 1990s, when peace finally arrived after a devastating and protracted armed conflict, this va...

    Sam Jones and Finn Tarp
  • Event

    Vincenzo Salvucci, Researcher at the Inclusive growth in Mozambique programme, University of Copenhagen, will present a recent WIDER Working Paper measuring the microeconomic impact of C...

    16 June 2021
  • Event

    On 10 June 2021, Vincenzo Salvucci, Researcher at the Inclusive growth in Mozambique programme, will share the findings of a recent WIDER Working Paper ‘The impact of COVID-19 on c...

    10 June 2021
  • Event

    In collaboration with the national MOZMOD team, International Labour Organization (ILO) Mozambique, Ministry of Economy and Finance of Mozambique (MEF) and the South...

    6-11 June 2021, Macaneta
  • Working paper
    Insights from a digital matching platform in Mozambique

    Despite the severe negative economic shock associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, evidence from many contexts points to a surge in sales on online platforms, as well as shifts in the composition...

    Sam Jones and Ivan Manhique
  • Working paper

    This study assesses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the state of emergency implemented by the Government of Mozambique on household consumption poverty. To predict changes in income and t...

    Giulia Barletta, Finório Castigo, Eva-Maria Egger, Michael Keller, Vincenzo Salvucci and Finn Tarp
  • Working paper
    A social accounting matrix approach

    This study aims to assess the economic costs of COVID-19 and the state of emergency implemented by the Government of Mozambique, relying on a social accounting matrix. It produces numerical resul...

    Rosário Betho, Marcia Chelengo, Sam Jones, Michael Keller, Ibraimo Hassane Mussagy, Dirk van Seventer and Finn Tarp
  • Working paper
    Evidence from Idai

    Cyclone Idai, the most devastating cyclone ever recorded in Southern Africa, caused havoc in large parts of central Mozambique, especially the port city of Beira, upon its landfall in March 2019....

    Peter Fisker, David Malmgren-Hansen and Thomas Pave Sohnesen
  • Working paper
    RCT evidence from Mozambique

    The authors of this paper use panel data and a randomized controlled trial to estimate the impact of unconditional cash grants on micro enterprises and their recovery after the Cyclone Idai....

    Hanna Berkel, Peter Fisker, and Finn Tarp