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- Africa's rich grow richer. // African Business;Aug/Sep2007, Issue 334, p8
The article focuses on the survey of the wealth of rich people in Africa undertaken by Capgemini for the investment bank Merrill Lynch. Africa's super-rich saw their assets grow by more than 14% in 2006, according to the report. The annual survey indicates that the wealth of Africa's richest...
- GULF: Regional Macroeconomic Data. // Middle East Monitor: The Gulf;Mar2003, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p11
Presents macro-economic data for the countries in the Middle East. Comparison of per capita gross domestic product (GDP) of Oman and Saudi Arabia; Oil-based wealth of countries in the region; Growth of GDP of countries in the region.
- Middle East and Africa wealth markets are dwarfed by Europe or Asia but will grow three times faster. // MarketWatch: Financial Services;Mar2012, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p8
The article reports on the development of the wealth market in the Middle East and Africa. It shows that the development was driven by the higher concentrations of wealth in the hands of affluent individuals, who accounted for just 2.9% of the adult population. It expects that Oman will be the...
- Singapore's 40 Richest. Nam, Suzanne; Chen, Caroline; Savage, Phyllis Fang; Nguyen, Lan Ann; Tan, Jessica // Forbes Asia;9/21/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 14, p62
The article presents information on 40 richest persons of Singapore. The economy of Singapore shrank up to 6% in 2009, but Gross Domestic Product (GDP) expanded in the second quarter for the first time in a year. The total net worth of Singapore's top 40 is 39 billion dollar, which is up from 32...
- CAN'T BUY HAPPINESS. // Latin Trade (English);Jan/Feb2012, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p14
The article reports on the lack of direct connection between happiness and wealth based on an analysis by "Latin Trade" magazine. The Happy Planet Index shows that Latin American country Costa Rica ranks higher than 142 other nations in terms of life satisfaction despite having lower gross...
- Lower and Upper Level of Investment in Economy. Babuskins, Sergejs // Management of Organizations: Systematic Research;2003, Issue 27, p7
This paper analyses the amount of investment in the economy: its lower and upper level. The lower level of investment ensures the same output as in the previous period. The exceeding upper level of investment is the over-investment because the similar GDP growth can be achieved at the smaller...
- ECONOMY. // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Tuvalu;Nov2004, p3
Focuses on the economic conditions in Tuvalu. Disparity between the rich and poor; Official currency; Gross domestic product per capita in 2001.
- ECONOMY. // Background Notes on Countries of the World: Tuvalu;Dec2004, p3
Focuses on the economic conditions in Tuvalu. Disparity between the rich and poor people in the country; Official currency of the country; Estimate gross domestic product per capita in 2004; Percentage of its labor force that participates in the formal wage economy.
- No Thanks to the Super-Rich. REUSS, ALEJANDRO // Dollars & Sense;Jan/Feb2012, Issue 298, p9
The article discusses the issue of the benefits of the success of the richest one percent of the population in the U.S. Author Alex Epstein claims that the success resulting from the superior productivity of the one percent is beneficial to everyone. A comparative analysis of the gross domestic...