Many of the poor nations are stuck in stage 1 of the traditional society with little core infrastructure in the rural areas.
Increased agricultural productivity, emergence of an entrepreneurial class, and improved institutional structure are some of the things that have been improved.
Increased saving and investment, rapid industri alization, growth enhancing policies.
Growth process spread to lagging industrial sectors.
Most of the population have high per capita GDP.
Meeting basic needs.
Poor nations must substantially improve the health and education of the mass of poor people to get beyond stage 1.
Cuba was successful in following this approach.
Cuba was a very poor country when Castro took power in 1959 and his government prioritised delivering basic educational and health services to the entire population.
Health and educational standards were close to those of industrialized nations within a decade.
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The amount of money needed to meet the basic needs of poor nations is small.
It would cost $4 billion a year to bring safe water to the poor.
It would cost $23 billion annually to bring safe water and Sanitation.
It would cost about $8 billion a year to provide universal primary education.
These costs are not prohibitive.
Americans spend over a hundred billion dollars a year on alcohol and pet food.
Poor nations have a challenge in getting the necessary resources applied to their basic needs.
Markets can function if transportation and communications systems are expanded.
Both agricultural and industrial enterprises need upgraded technology.
It is not easy to get the capital resources needed to boost productivity.
Reductions in domestic consumption are needed to free up resources for capital investment.
Economic growth accelerated after it did so.
The table shows the low investment rates that plague poor nations.
Poor nations have high levels of pervasive poverty that limits the potential for increased savings.
Improved banking facilities, transparent capital markets, and education and saving incentives can be used by governments to encourage more saving.
There is mounting evidence that small amounts of financing can make a big difference.
Extending a small loan that allows a poor farmer to buy better seeds or a plow can have significant effects on productivity.
Financing small equipment or inventory can be used to start a new business.
Inflation has been used to shift resources from consumption to investment.
Financing public works projects and private investment with increased loans to small business and entrepreneurs.
It was used with permission from the Inter 45 percent and the national Bank for Reconstruction and Development.
A man will eat for a lifetime if he is taught to fi sh.
If he can, he will share the Peace Prize with the Grameen.
He founded Bank in Bangladesh more than 30 years ago.
It's time for an idea's time when people can't scrounge up the money they need to make it happen.
Purchase productive essentials such as a loom, plow, ox, or rod.
He gave small loans to his poor neighbors, secured by noth even vision, because Citigroup, are making for-profi t loans.
Bangladesh's BRAC is nonprofi t but ing more than their promise to repay.
2006 was a big year with two huge milestones.
Microloans focus on tiny loans to small businesses and farmers that enable them to increase output and productivity.
Domestic and foreign market participants lose confidence in the nation's currency when the "inflation tax" backfires.
South and Central American economies and governments have been affected by currency collapses.
Good investment ideas are not distinguished from bad ones by inflation financing.
Poor nations need external funding to lift their investment rate because of the constraints on internal financing.
The ravages of poverty around the world must be addressed by the therapy approach of Columbia University economics professor Jeffrey Sachs.
He is committed to getting the inequality traps out of the way because he is the director of the erty problem.
The UN wants to reduce global poverty rates by half by 2015.
Critics have called the vision utopian.
First, rich nations need to double their foreign aid and resources in order to fight global poverty.
Poor nations need to plan for poverty reduction.
Without committing more resources, world poverty can't be eliminated.
A comprehensive Big Plan approach is favored by Jeff Sachs.
Skeptics wonder if more foreign aid would really solve the problem, given the mixed results of previous foreign aid flows.
The majority of the poor nations have agricultural shares in the range of 35 to 65 percent.
Only 1 percent of America's output comes from farms.
Irrigation systems and farm machinery are primitive.
High-tech U.S. farms produce nearly $37,000 of output per worker.
Ethiopia produces a low $118 of output per worker.
Farmers in Zimbabwe produce less than the United States in cereals perhectare.
Poor nations have to invest in agricultural development to grow their economies.
Farm productivity needs to increase so that workers can migrate to other industries and expand production possibilities.
An increase in farm productivity freed up labor for industrial production was one of the reasons for China's growth.
Poor nations need capital investment, technological know-how, and improved infrastructure to achieve greater farm productivity.
Poor farmers suffer from low productivity.
Significant discontinuities in the development process are implied by the five stages of economic growth.
Nations need mass to jump from one stage to the next.
That's where the kind of "shock therapy" would come in.
Some people don't embrace this view.
The centuries of global poverty make clear that economic growth won't occur auto matically.
Growth doesn't have to follow the sequence of stages.
A series of capital injections might promote development.
The best way to use resources is to get enough.
Before farmers will invest in agricultural technology, they need to establish their land, property, and contract rights.
When the governmentrun communal farms were turned into local enterprises and privately managed farms, China saw a jump in agricultural productivity.
The lessons of that experience are being used to give ownership rights to farmers.
Lack of capital and technology in the marketplace is critical.
Productivity gains will be low if farmers see the poten and markets as a way to make money.
Governments need to assure the legitimacy of profits and their tax treatment to encourage that response.
The Chinese government acknowledged profits and entrepreneurship in 1992.
Successive entrepreneurs used to run the risk of offending the government with their consumption.
Entrepreneurs were punished and their wealth was taken away.
entrepreneurship and foreign investment accelerated once "profits" were legalized.
Cuba did not legitimize private property or profits.
When entrepreneurial ventures succeeded, Castro always withdrew his permission for private enterprises.
Cuba did not advance from stage 2 to stage 3.
Venezuela expropriating and nationalizing private enterprises has discouraged private investment and entrepreneurship.
Venezuela's institutions that have shown themselves to be indepensible on Monday announced plans to nationalize the country.
Two of the seven directors of cal and telecommunications companies take control of the bank's board, including Domingo Zavala, who is often critical of the government's economic policy.
Chavez said that the Central Bank should not be independent.
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The entrepreneurship and investment that may be essential for economic development can be curbed by governments.
Nations that offer more secure property rights.
The way capitalism increased income inequalities disturbed both Castro and Chavez.
Entrepreneurs were rich while the mass of people were poor.
The goal of equity was more important to Castro than the goal of efficiency.
A nation where everyone was poor was preferred by Haves and Have-nots.
Chavez wanted to pursue both equity and efficiency with the government.
Policy interests in many of the world's poor nations are not very noble.
A small elite uses its political power to protect its privileges.
Greed restricts the flow of resources to the poor, leaving them to fend for themselves.
Human capital development, capital investment, entrepreneurship, and economic growth are all affected by the inequalities in power, wealth, and opportunity.
Governments have to assure a secure and supportive business climate to encourage capital investment and entrepreneurship.
The rules of the game are important to investors and business start-ups.
They want assurances that debts can be collected and that contracts will be enforced.
They want their property to be free of crime and corruption.
They don't want interference from the government.
The annual surveys by the Heritage Foundation show that nations that offer a more receptive business climate grow at a faster pace.
Living standards in nations with pro-business climates are far superior to those in nations with hostile business climates.
Some of the poor nations fail to provide a pro-business environment.
A biannual survey of 26,000 international firms elicits their views on how different government policies affect their investment decisions.
China has a more certain policy environment, less corruption, and more secure property rights.
The business climate doesn't require huge investments to be fixed.
It requires a lot of political capital.
Permission was granted by the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development.
Poor nations complain about political capital.
Their low specifi a specific good at a lower c good at a lower labor costs keeps their farm output competitive.
The advantage in opportunity cost can't be fully exploited.
The United States, the European Union, and Japan all subsidise each other.
The cost advantage of farmers in poor nations is eliminated because of this.
Rich nations put trade barriers in order to protect their farmers from global competition.
This trade bar quantity of a good has fostered a high-cost domestic sugar industry, while denying poor nations the opportunity to sell more sugar and grow their economies faster.
Poor nations need export markets.
The hard currency needed to purchase capital equipment in global markets is generated by export sales.
Farmers in poor nations can use export sales to expand production, exploit economies of scale, and invest in improved technology.
The "Doha" round of trade negotiations dragged on because of the resistance of rich nations to open their agricultural markets.
Poor nations argue that trade is the best path to economic growth.
If all trade barriers were removed, a study estimated that over 400 million people would be lifted out of poverty.
The developing world wants rich countries to abandon farm subsidies in order to get a global trade.
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One of the company's poor countries will not back down on this demand.
The sugar mill in Xinavane is going to cost hundreds of millions of dollars.
There are two things that made the investment possible, he said.
The Union plans to slash import duties and subsidies because they have locked out farmers in developing countries in the past.
The EU's gradual opening of African countries is shown in the expansion.
Changes to EU sugar tariffs and subsidies can be boosted by the planned farm sector.
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Poor nations need access to markets in rich nations to encourage investment in domestic production.
A small window of export opportunity can make a big difference in investment and productivity rates.
The poor want the same opportunity.
The potential for government policy to reallocate resources and increase capital investment is emphasized by the traditional approach to economic development.
Capital investment was always at the top of the policy agenda.
The approach has been criticized for neglecting the power of people.
One of the most intelligent critics is the economist of the country.
He was struck by the dichotomy in his native country when he returned after years of commercial success in Europe.
The economy was stagnant and bureaucratic.
The unoffi cial "underground" economy contained most of the vitality of the economy.
The underground economy included trade in drugs but was mostly focused on meeting the demands of consumers and households.
Markets struggle in poor nations.
The underground economy was visible on the streets, in outdoor markets, and in transport services.
The government's failure to recognize the thriving economy forced it underground.
If governments encouraged rather than suppressed these entrepreneurial resources, countries like Peru could grow more quickly.
There are barriers to free enterprise.
Private ownership is spread.
Legal safeguards for property, income, and wealth are developed.
Infrastructure that facilitates business activity is being developed.
The "microloans" would be comfortable on this other path.
The book has been translated into several languages and has encouraged market oriented reforms.
In India, the government is reducing both regulation and taxes in order to pursue a different path.
The message of his other path is that poor nations should exploit the one resource that is abundant in them.
Poverty is culturally based.
LO1 eign aid can make a small difference.
The key to poverty reduction is economic growth.
Global poverty thresholds are less than a tenth of U.S. poverty thresholds.
"Extreme" poverty is defined as less than $1 per tion, and "severe" poverty as less than $2 per day investment.
LO3 is adjusted.
One billion people around the world are in extreme poverty and need capital investment and institutional reforms that are close to 3 billion are in severe poverty.
Both equity and entrepreneurship can be found in low-income nations.
LO3 global poverty rates can be as high as 90 percent.
The goal of the UN is to cut the nation markets for farm products.
If you only had 14 bucks to spend a day, you would be poor.
A poor nation can either build an air 12 or not.
Why are economists so focused on Entrepre 5?
Can nations expect nationalization of basic indus 6?
If economic growth reduced poverty.
What market failure does Bill Gates have?
There are numerical and graphing problems in the Student Problem Set at the back of the book.
Income transfers produce a specific good with less resources demand for foreign currency at current direct cash payments to recipients than other countries.
The assets are held by the bank.
Patents are changing.
The amount of producers entering a market.
Negotiating after allowing for price-level changes.
The rate of interest can affect the rate of inflation.
A debt and goods produced are acknowledged in a certificate.
Goods frequently output (real GDP) producers are willing and into higher tax brackets (rates) as nominal consumed in combination, when the price of able to supply at alternative price levels in incomes grows.
A line depicting all industry output produced by the largest firms market structure or prevent abuse of market binations of goods that are affordable with the four largest.
Minimum average cost is not affected by the amount of government size.
There is an increase in quantity.
Anything having exchange value in the revenues over government expenditures in an average price of con marketplace.
Final goods are produced for use in the sumer.
The cap country could consume a certain amount of disposable income.
The total cost is divided by the time period.
The cost is divided by the quantity produced in a use a high ratio of capital to labor inputs.
The shares of ownership in a capital outflow exceed the shares of ownership in a capital inflow.
A group of firms with an explicit, for a continuous existence independent of its country's international economic transactions, mal agreement to fix prices and output shares members and power and liabilities in a given period of time.
A consumer is willing and able to imports if there is a prohibition on exports or an additional dollar spent on input.
A fee is imposed on people.
Income transfer, the wearing out of resources to produce new or improved products, is one of the ways farmers are paid for difference between target plant and equipment.
A bond's interest rate is determined by the currency of the bond.
The quantity supplied is equal to the Federal Reserve lending of the period.
The rate of return on a bond is the amount of money demanded in an annual interest payment divided by the number of jobs available.
The money was supplied.
The income was demanded.
Bank reserves in excess of demand.
Corporate profits are paid in a foreign currency.
The risk of nonpayment on outstanding debt is included in the sale of goods in export markets.
Borrowing funds cost.
Goods and services are sold to foreign countries.
The willingness and ability to spend money.
There are scarce resources among competing uses of the U.S. government debt.
The taxes are divided by the activity of the market.
People are willing and able to hold the alterna process for any given rate of output.
Any place where factors of price level initiated by excessive aggregate divided by percentage change in wage production are demand.
The gold held by the gov is used to purchase foreign exchange and land for the production of goods and services.
When income increases, the interest rate for inter decreases.
The inflation is designed to counteract small changes in earnings.
GDP exceeds full employment and spending to alter macroeconomic out time period when government taxes are produced within a nation's borders.
Spending cuts and tax hikes are done in a given time period.
Percentage change in real output of other institutional systems.
The first issu is intended to increase demand.
An addition of spending for accounting purposes begins on October 1.
When the rate of output is altered, the costs of production that don't know of industry concentration that accounts directly, without payment, in a market transac change.
The knowledge and skills include food stamps, Medicaid benefits, and exchange rates.