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Poor Economics and China’s 128 million people living in poverty- part 2


This post is continued from yesterday. The book Poor Economics is the source for these general ideas, I’m simply discussing how they would apply to China’s context. Culture shifts, not culture shift Cultures often create systems of reciprocity that create some kind … Continue reading

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Poor Economics and China’s 128 million people living in poverty


While China has raised hundreds of millions of people out of desperate poverty in the last 60 years, there are still 128 million people living on less that $1 per day (World Bank defines poverty as less than $1.25/day). This … Continue reading

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