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Poverty Unit

Global Relations Poverty Unit

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What three things define the Human development index? 1)life expectancy 2)knowledge (adult literacy rates,total school enrollment 3)GDP
What defines extream poverty? -chronichally hungry -no health care -lack of safe water and sanitation-no education -no shelter
What made it possible for some countries to jump ahead? THE INDUSTIRAL REVOLUTION -urbanization -social mobility -new gender and family roles-demographics transition -specialization in labor
How is state faliure defined? revolutionary war -ethnic war -genocide -politicide -adverse or disruptive regime change
What are the three main things that affect weather or not a state fails? infant mortality rates -openess of economy -democracy
What are the six main findings? Multidimensionalism -Lack of material resource -Psycological aspects -absence of basic infrastucture -illness or lack of health care -lack of physical, social or enviornmental asset
What ways can a household increase thier income? -saving -trading -technology -resource boom
What is an example of saving? rather than growing four tons of wheat and eating four tons of wheat, you can eat three tons of wheat and sell the other one ton at the market. with that money they earned, they can maybe buy a dairy cow or chickens etc.
What is an example of trading? rather than only using your land for crops to eat, you may start to plant cash crops and make some profit at the market.
What is an example of technology? maybe planting a tree to help keep the soil down and enrich the soil in that area.
What is an example of a resource boom? When a stable government is put in place, they can focus on how to help the people rather than fight for power.
How can a house hold decrease their income? -lack of saving -absence of trade-technology reversal-natural resource decline-natural disasterpopulation growth
What is capital physical, human or natural
What causes poverty in a country fiscal traps government failurescultural barriersgeopoliticslack of innovationdemographic trap
How can a house hold decrease their income? -lack of saving -absence of trade-technology reversal-natural resource decline-natural disasterpopulation growth
What is capital physical, human or natural
What causes poverty in a country fiscal traps -government failures -cultural barriers -geopoliticslack of innovation -demographic trap
Food insecurity The fear and depression that goes along iwth not being able to feed your family.
Cycle of Debt Cycle that poop people fall into and ins almost impossible to get out of.
Transparency Being totally open with where all of the countries money goes *used to avoid corruption
Corruption When a government uses peoples resources for own personal gain.
Infrastructure *Transportation and communication *Water and powerlines *basic institutions
Human Capital The basic a person has
Demographics Show statistics about age, income, education, etc.
Created by: emmacard1