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Child Poverty In Japan? Relatively Speaking, Yes. But The Real Crisis Is The 'Birth Dearth'

Child Poverty In Japan? Relatively Speaking, Yes. But The Real...

According to Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare, an astonishing 16.3% of Japanese children 18 and under lived in economic hardship in 2012. Economic hardship is defined, per an OECD methodology, as households with income 50% or more ..., 2 months ago

The BRICS and the Philippines

BRICS, as is well known, was a name coined by Goldman Sachs analyst Jim ONeill years ago to refer to promising emerging markets for finance capital that would extend the boom of the global economy in the first decade of the 21st century. But one ...
 Focus on the Global South3 days ago

Invest in ICT, innovation to avoid middle-income trap, ADB says

IF countries like the Philippines want to avoid the middle-income trap and become a knowledge-based economy, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) recommended that governments must increase their investments in information and communication technology, ...
 Business Mirror6 days ago Wealth gaps lead investors to rethink risk in emerging markets  Dhaka Tribune1 month ago Rethinking risk in emerging markets  Times of Malta1 month ago Emergence of 'Facebook Middle Class' a concern?  ABS-CBN News2 months ago
China Daily Asia

Making the big transition

Eastern city takes the lead in showing what is in store as China aims to move into the high-income club (LI MIN / CHINA DAILY) Wuxi, a historic city on the Yangtze River Delta just half an hour by high-speed train from Shanghai, could be a ...
 China Daily Asia2 weeks ago

It's the population, stupid!

India is poorer than the world average and so naturally has a greater percentage of poor people and a lower percentage of rich people. Yet using absolute numbers, India has more of almost everything, which is misleading, says Debraj Ray and Maitreesh Ghatak. The Times of India recently reported, not without a certain self-congratulatory air, that: 'The latest wealth index by New World Wealth that looks at multimillionaires — an individual with net assets of at least $10 million — ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Understanding Piketty, Part 3

By Kenneth Thomas Part 3 of Thomas Piketty's Capital in the Twenty-First Century is the longest section of the book (230 pages out of 577), providing his analysis of inequality at the level of individuals. Notably, Piketty largely avoids the use ...
 Seeking Alpha3 weeks ago

The Blue-State Path to Inequality

: States that emphasize redistribution above growth have a wider gap between lower and higher incomes By Richard Vedder (professor of economics at Ohio University) And Stephen Moore (chief economist at the ...
 Daily Kos3 weeks ago
New Europe

Income and Wealth: How Wealth Information Can Enhance Understanding of Poverty Rates

Analyst Insight by Aleksej Baksajev - Statistician In traditional analysis of economic well-being we usually focus on income as a single dimension of an individual's economic resources. Income is one of the most important ways to meet our everyday ...
 Euromonitor International3 weeks ago News Analysis: Emerging economies of Asia urged to do more to curb income inequality month ago Emerging economies of Asia urged to do more to curb income inequality  New Europe1 month ago Asia's rising economies urged to curb income inequality  My Sinchew1 month ago
Council on Hemispheric Affairs

25 Years of Kleptocracy in Paraguay: Endemic Corruption Perpetuates Poverty

By: Scott W. Downs, Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs For 23 months from November 1998 through October 2000 I traversed Paraguay on a humanitarian mission. During that period I witnessed abject poverty, precarious public ...
 Council on Hemispheric Affairs3 weeks ago

SBY boasts success in his 10-year leadership

President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono highlighted his economic achievements in his last state budget formulation speech on Friday, saying that Indonesia enjoyed its golden era during his 10-year leadership. Indonesia no longer sees the process of ...
 Jakarta Post1 month ago
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