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Workers would benefit from a minimum wage of $0.00. This is why.
Workers would benefit from a minimum wage of $0.00. This is why.
PragerU - The War on Work
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Diamonds are neither rare, nor valuable.
Diamonds are neither rare, nor valuable.
Basic income
An unconditional basic income (also called basic income, basic income guarantee, universal basic income, universal demogrant, or citizen’s income) is a form of social security system in which all cit...
Child poverty
Child poverty refers to the phenomenon of children living in poverty. This applies to children that come from poor families or orphans being raised with limited, or in some cases absent, state resourc...
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Development or developing may refer to:
Economic inequality
Economic inequality refers to how economic metrics are distributed among individuals in a group, among groups in a population, or among countries. Economists generally think of three metrics of econom...
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Economic sociology
Economic sociology is the study of the social cause and effect of various economic phenomena. The field can be broadly divided into a classical period and a contemporary one.The classical period was c...
Employment is a relationship between two parties, usually based on a contract, one being the employer and the other being the employee.
An employee contributes labor and/or expertise to an endeavo...
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Human Development Index
The Human Development Index (HDI) is a composite statistic of life expectancy, education, and income indices used to rank countries into four tiers of human development. It was created by Indian econo...
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Income distribution
In economics, income distribution is how a nation’s total GDP is distributed amongst its population.Income and its distribution have always been a central concern of economic theory and economic polic...
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Literacy is traditionally understood as the ability to read and write. The term's meaning has been expanded to include the ability to use language, numbers, images and other means to understand and us...
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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 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...
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Quality of life
Quality of life (QOL) is the general well-being of individuals and societies. QOL has a wide range of contexts, including the fields of international development, healthcare, politics and employment...