Nelson Fernando MANHISSE

Research Interests:

  • Development Economics, Inequality and Development,Economics of Education,Education Planning and Quality, FDI, Human Capital and Economic Development


  • Master of Economics, Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies, Kobe University, Japan [Expected] (Sep. 2019)
  • Research Student, Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies, Kobe University, Japan (Apr. 2017 – Sep. 2017)
  • Bachelor of Liberal Arts, Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique (2013)

Academic Associations:

  • African Educational Research Forum

Academic Conference Presentation:

  • Manhisse, N. “Teacher Absenteeism and Student Achievement in Mozambican Primary Education”, Paper presented at the 23rd Africa Educational Research Forum, ICU, April, 2019.
  • Manhisse, N. “Teacher Subject Knowledge and Student Achievement in Mozambique”, Paper presented at the 15th International Education Development Forum, Kobe University, November, 2018.
  • Manhisse, N. “Analysis of Household Factors Influencing the Participation of Lower-Secondary Graduate Students to TVET in Mozambique”, Proposal presented at the International Education Development Forum (IEDF), Nagoya University, Japan, November, 2017.


  • Crossing of Parallels Lines (orig. title: O CRUZAMENTO DE LINHAS PARALELAS), Livaningo, Maputo, 2013 (essay’s book on Mozambican Literature)
  • Indecent Stories (orig. title: Histórias Indecentes), Aemo, Maputo, 2012 (short stories)


  • Japanese Ministry of Education, (MEXT) Scholarship (Apr. 2017 – Sep. 2022)
  • “November 10th – Maputo City Literary Prize”, Poems (Humus – not edited), 2016
  • “TDM Literary Prize” (Indecent Stories), Mozambique, 2012


  • English (fluent), Portuguese (native), Changana and Tswa (native), French and Spanish (basic notions)
  • Stata, R, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

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