Poverty Falls In Vietnam, But Challenges Remain
- Boom town. Furniss, Charlie // Geographical (Geographical Magazine Ltd.);Apr2008, Vol. 80 Issue 4, p36
The article describes the transformation of Mexico City in Mexico from an urban disaster to a sprawling megalopolis through political and economic reform during the 1990s. Twenty years ago, Mexico City was considered the ultimate urban disaster, an overpopulated megalopolis with nothing to show...
- TUVALU. Winchester, Rupert // ArtAsiaPacific Almanac;2005/2006, p161
Features the country of Tuvalu. Population as of January 2006; Gross domestic product per capita; Languages; Sources of revenue; Reason the country's development is under threat.
- Singapore -- a modern miracle. Versi, Anver // African Business;May2012, Issue 386, p13
The author reflects on Singapore as an inspiration for Africa for economic development. It states that the terminal at Changi airport looks like a garden mall, the streets are ultra clean and the country lives and breathes success. It mentions that there is no poverty and corruption is virtually...
- BASKET CASE. // Canada & the World Backgrounder;Mar2005 Supplement, Vol. 70, p24
Focuses on the role of debt repayments in preventing economic development in Zambia. Percentage of the country's population who live below the World Bank poverty threshold; Prevalence of AIDS in Zambia; Percentage of its gross domestic product allocated for debt repayments.
- CRECIMIENTO Y POBREZA EN EL PERÃš: 2001-2011. Adrianzen Cabrera, Carlos M. // Revista de EconomÃa y Derecho;verano2013, Vol. 10 Issue 37, p35
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- Globalization, Growth, and Poverty Reduction in Thailand. Warr, Peter // ASEAN Economic Bulletin;Apr2004, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p1
Sustained reduction of poverty incidence in Thailand has occurred over a period of several decades. This reduction in absolute poverty has occurred in spite of an increase in inequality over the same period. The rate of reduction of poverty has been strongly related to the rate of growth of GDP...
- CRECIMIENTO ECONÃ“MICO Y DESARROLLO HUMANO EN COLOMBIA (2000 — 2010). Marrugo Arnedo, Verena // EconomÃa del Caribe;ene-jun2013, Issue 11, p127
This research presents a description and analysis of the gross domestic product (GDP) and the behavior of the indicators of inequality, standard of living and poverty. In this way, we made an analysis, which allows determining the impact generated by the growth of the GDP on human development in...
- How Economic Growth Has Become Anti-Life. Shiva, Vandana // Green Social Thought: A Magazine of Synthesis & Regeneration;Spring2014, Issue 64, p11
The article focuses on the author's views about the negative aspects of economic growth. The concept of gross domestic product (GDP) in measuring the wealth of nations is outlined. The destruction of nature due to the conversion of resources into commodities is discussed. The generation of...
- Green growth: an assessment. Bowen, Alex; Hepburn, Cameron // Oxford Review of Economic Policy;Autumn2014, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p407
â€˜Green growthâ€™ is almost tautologically required for global welfare to rise in the long run. Economic growth is desirable, not least because over 1 billion people still live in conditions of poverty. Undermining the ecological basis for human civilization will damage human welfare...