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Measuring Global Poverty

Traditionally, poverty has been measured by the lack of a minimum income (or consumption level) necessary to meet basic needs. Measuring poverty on a global scale requires establishing a…

Child Poverty and Family Income

Childhood poverty has both immediate and lasting negative effects. Children in low-income families fare more poorly than children in more affluent families in the areas of economic security…

India

(Encyclopedia) India, officially Republic of India, republic (2015 est. pop. 1,309,054,000), 1,261,810 sq mi (3,268,090 sq km), S Asia. The second most populous country in the world, it is also…

Look at These Prices!: Tinkering with Markets

Tinkering with MarketsLook at These Prices!IntroductionLet's Stretch: Elasticity of DemandWhat Determines Elasticity?Tinkering with MarketsThe Price You Gotta Pay Up to now we have been examining…

Peru Department of State Background

U.S. Department of State Background Note Peru Index: People Economy Foreign Relations U.S.-Peruvian Relations PEOPLE When the Spanish landed in 1531, Peru's territory was the nucleus of…

Chile Department of State Background

U.S. Department of State Background Note Chile Index: Geography People History Government and Political Conditions Defense Economy Foreign Relations U.S.-Chilean Relations GEOGRAPHY…