Inclusive growth in Mozambique – scaling-up research and capacity

The Inclusive growth in Mozambique (IGM) is a research and capacity development programme supporting Mozambique since 2015 in designing evidence-based policies that support inclusive growth benefitting the poorest and most vulnerable groups. It is implemented by the National Directorate of Economic and Development Policies (DNPED) of the Ministry of Economy and Finance of Mozambique (MEF) and the Centre for Economic and Management Studies (CEEG) of the Faculty of Economics of the Eduardo Mondlane University (UEM) in partnership with the Development Economics Research Group at the University of Copenhagen (UCPH-DERG) and the United Nations University World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU-WIDER).

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Training
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On 1-3 August 2022, the Inclusive growth in Mozambique (IGM) programme organizes a short course on poverty, inequality and growth, with a focus on Mozambique, for the Ministry of Economy and Finance of Mozambique (MEF).
Training
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In collaboration with the national MOZMOD team, International Labour Organization (ILO) Mozambique, Ministry of Economy and Finance of Mozambique (MEF) and the Southern Africa for Social Policy Research Insights (SASPRI), UNU-WIDER organizes a 5-day MOZMOD...
Policy brief
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Márcia C. Chelengo, José Cardoso and Gito Mataba

O Programa Subsídio Social Básico (PSSB) é um programa de transferência de renda mensal, não condicional, por tempo indeterminado, com o objectivo de reforçar o bem-estar da população pobre e vulnerável.
Working paper

Sam Jones and Kunal Sen

Can digital labour market platforms reduce search frictions in either formal or informal labour markets? We study this question using a randomized experiment embedded in a tracer study of the work transitions of graduates.
Working paper

Sam Jones and Peter Gibbon

The magnitude of returns to colonial-era investments in Africa has been addressed in an extensive literature, as have the nature and legacies of extractive colonial institutions.
Working paper

Rosário Betho, Marcia Chelengo, Sam Jones, Michael...

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 results that represent the direct...