Economic development
Economic development is the sustained, concerted actions of policy makers and communities that promote the standard of living and economic health of a specific area. Economic development can also be r...
The Rickshaw Puller
For the last 15 years, Lal Mohammed has worked as a rickshaw puller in Kolkata, India. In rubber sandals and shorts, he ferries passengers and packages through the city streets, earning less than $2 a...
PragerU - The War on Work
Only 2.5%-3% of Americans who have full-time jobs are in poverty. Not all ideas are created equal. 👉http://l.prageru.com/2mlBhuE
Milton Friedman schools young Bernie Sanders about poverty
Milton is a Genius! Bernie got nothing from it and he still doesn't get it.
Franklin Boy Tries To Sell Teddy Bear For Food; Police Go Beyond Call Of Duty
Officer Steven Dunham said he bought the boy a meal after finding him trying to sell the toy for food. The boy’s parents, who have four other sons, face 10 counts of child endangerment, WLWT reported....
When Complete, Hudson Yards Will Contribute $18.9 Billion To New York City—More Than Iceland's GDP
The company behind the $20 billion Hudson Yards development on Manhattan's West Side expects economic activity there to eventually rival the gross domestic product of Iceland, according to an analysis...
The Legal Marijuana Market Will Hit $6.7 Billion In Sales In 2016
Recreational marijuana sales jumped 184% last year. Just how big is the market for legal pot? A new report by a leading marijuana industry investment and research firm found legal cannabis sales jumpe...
Boy Wearing Plastic 'Messi' Jersey Found
A young boy wearing a striped plastic bag with scrawled name of his football idol has been located in Afghanistan. "When he suddenly wakes up in the middle of the night, he starts crying that he wants...
Every human must watch this video
I have already played my part as a Human...! Have you ?? This is a must watch Video Guyz...! an eyeopener for everyone...! watch it till the end & comment x-...
Climate Change Could Force 100M Into Poverty By 2030, World Bank Group Report Says
There could be more than 100 million additional people living in extreme poverty by 2030 if the international community does not undertake rapid, inclusive and climate-smart development, a World Bank ...
Angus Deaton Wins Nobel Prize In Economics
A British-born Princeton professor, Angus Deaton, has won the Nobel prize in economics for his work charting global developments in health, wellbeing and inequality. The Nobel Committee said the econo...
Why Bridget Moynahan is living on $1.50 a day
According to The World Bank, surviving on $1.50 a day is the definition of living in extreme poverty and 1.2 billion people around the world face that reality every day. The Global Poverty Project, w...
The three wonders of the ancient world solving modern water problems
In Peru, Kenya and India, NGOs are helping communities overcome water scarcity using wisdom from the past
Angry Cops Post Pictures Of Homeless Online
NYPD cops fed up with vagrants making life miserable in the city are taking matters into their own hands — by snapping photos of quality-of-life decline and posting them online. “As you travel about t...
Poor Kids May Have Less Developed Brains
Children in poverty were associated with lower test scores and developmental lags in their brain development, according to the results of a small population-based, longitudinal study. Nicole L. Hair, ...
Poverty Shrinks Brains From Birth - Scientific American
The stress of growing up poor can hurt a child’s brain development starting before birth, research suggests—and even very small differences in income can have major effects on the brain. Researchers h...
L.A.'s Culture War Over the Last True Skid Row in America - Los Angeles
"Yo!" A black man in a filthy, yellow, collared shirt lies sprawled out in the middle of the Sixth Street sidewalk, out cold. No more than four inches f...
Development economics
Development economics is a branch of economics which deals with economic aspects of the development process in low-income countries. Its focus is not only on methods of promoting economic development,...
Electrification
Electrification is the process of powering by electricity and is usually associated with changing over from another power source. The broad meaning of the term, such as in the history of technology a...
Electrification - Wikipedia
Informal economy
The informal sector, informal economy, or grey economy is the part of an economy that is neither taxed, nor monitored by any form of government. Unlike the formal economy, activities that are engaged ...
Informal economy - Wikipedia
Least developed country
A least developed country (LDC) is a country that, according to the United Nations, exhibits the lowest indicators of socioeconomic development, with the lowest Human Development Index ratings of all ...
Least developed country - Wikipedia
Millennium Development Goals
The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are eight international development goals that were established following the Millennium Summit of the United Nations in 2000, following the adoption of the Uni...
Millennium Development Goals - Wikipedia
Poverty
Poverty is general scarcity or dearth, or the state of one who lacks a certain amount of material possessions or money. It is a multifaceted concept, which includes social, economic political eleme...
Poverty - Wikipedia
Special Economic Zones
The term special economic zone (SEZ) is commonly used as a generic term to refer to any modern economic zone. In these zones business and trades laws differ from the rest of the country. Broadly, SEZs...
Tiger economy
A tiger economy is the economy of a country which undergoes rapid economic growth, usually accompanied by an increase in the standard of living. The term was initially used for South Korea, Singapore,...