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Ines A. Ferreira, Sam Jones, Jorge Mouco and...

We examine the link between individual characteristics and sorting into different occupations using data from university students in Mozambique.
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Sam Jones

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 in identifying who is multidimensionally poor. This study revisits...
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Hanna Berkel, Peter Fisker, and Finn Tarp

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.
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Vincenzo Salvucci and Ricardo Santos

Mozambique is among the most disaster-prone countries in the world. A bigger than usual, and mostly unexpected, flood occurred in the central-northern region of the country in 2015.
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Sam Jones and Ricardos Santos

How jobseekers set their earnings expectations is central to job search models. To study this process, we track the evolution of own-earnings forecasts over 18 months for a representative panel of university-leavers in Mozambique
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Bjørn Bo Sørensen, Christian Estmann, Enilde...

This paper proposes a methodological framework for identifying attractive product sectors and export markets in a location.
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Ines A. Ferreira, Sam Jones and Jorge Mouco

We run a lab-in-the-field experiment with 1,060 university students in Mozambique to examine the correlates of behavioural dishonesty, distinguishing between intrinsic and extrinsic factors.
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Kristi Mahrt, Andrea Rossi, Vincenzo Salvucci and...

We analyse the multidimensional wellbeing of children aged 0–17 in Mozambique and find that 46.3% can be considered multidimensionally poor.
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Carlos Gradín, Félix Mambo, Yonesse Paris and...

Students’ expectations about their future wages are established in the literature as relevant determinants of the choices made for education progression.