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Jobs and welfare in Mozambique

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  • Jones, Sam
  • Tarp, Finn

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Mozambique has achieved remarkable macroeconomic success over recent decades, boasting one of the world.s highest rates of GDP growth. However, absolute poverty remains persistent, spilling over into social unrest. To better understand the link between ag

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Paper provided by World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) in its series Working Paper Series with number UNU-WIDER Research Paper WP2013/045.

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Date of creation: 2013
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Handle: RePEc:unu:wpaper:wp2013-045

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Keywords: Mozambique; labour market; jobs; agriculture; structural transformation;

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