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dc.contributor.authorArndt, Channingen_US
dc.contributor.authorBenfica, Ruien_US
dc.contributor.authorThurlow, Jamesen_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-10-18en_US
dc.date.accessioned2011-12-15T13:16:24Z-
dc.date.available2011-12-15T13:16:24Z-
dc.date.issued2010en_US
dc.identifier.isbn978-92-9230-349-5en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/54026-
dc.description.abstractWe use a gendered computable general equilibrium model to assess the implications of biofuels expansion in Mozambique. We compare scenarios with different gender employment intensities in producing jatropha for biodiesel. Under all scenarios, biofuels accelerate GDP growth and reduce poverty. However, a stronger tradeoff between biofuels and food availability emerges when female labour is used intensively, as women are drawn away from food production. A skills-shortage amongst female workers also limits poverty reduction. Policy simulations indicate that only modest improvements in women's education and food crop yields are needed to address food security concerns and ensure broader-based benefits from biofuels.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherWIDER Helsinkien_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesWorking paper // World Institute for Development Economics Research 2010,111en_US
dc.subject.jelO13en_US
dc.subject.jelO55en_US
dc.subject.jelI3en_US
dc.subject.jelJ16en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordBiofuelsen_US
dc.subject.keywordgenderen_US
dc.subject.keywordpovertyen_US
dc.subject.keywordgrowthen_US
dc.subject.keywordAfricaen_US
dc.subject.stwBiokraftstoffen_US
dc.subject.stwGeschlechten_US
dc.subject.stwCGE-Modellingen_US
dc.subject.stwAllgemeines Gleichgewichten_US
dc.subject.stwMosambiken_US
dc.titleGender implications of biofuels expansion: A CGE analysis for Mozambiqueen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn63689469Xen_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
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