Issues and Topics in Economic Development (EC 390)
Section 1: Multiple choice. Select the choice that best answer
Of the following, which is the best measure of standard of living with
Nominal GDP per capita
Jeffrey Sachs would support which of the following policies?
Providing fertilizer to poor farmers.
Subsidizing bed nets to prevent malaria.
Making vaccines available at low or no cost.
All of the above.
overty is especially prevalent in
South and East Asia
Both a and c
For many development issues, Sub
Saharan Africa is the
. However, for
Development goals like providing acce
clean water _________
The Middle East
South and East Asia
Over the past 50 years, child mortality has
Increased in some areas but decreased in others.
A randomized experiment is one in which
Participants randomly receive the treatment (like getting a new type of fertilizer).
There is a natural experiment that does not require any human intervention.
ticipants receive the treatment if they meet certain income requirements.
The results are inconclusive (i.e. appearing random).
Suppose that Tylandia has a Gini coefficient of 1. This implies
There was a calculation error because the Gini coefficient
t be less than 1
There is perfect equality in Tylandia.
There is extreme inequality in Tylandia.
More information is needed. Gini coefficients are only useful for comparing
Suppose that an individual is considered below the poverty line if he/she makes less than
$1.25 a day. According to a head count measure of poverty if this person goes from
making $1.24 a day to $1.26, the head count measure will ____________ while poverty
Decrease; remain unchanged
Remain unchanged; increase
Where does inequality occur?
Only in the developing world.
Only in the developed world.
Mostly in Asia.
Throughout the world.
William Easterly, in
The Elusive Quest for Growth
, focuses on ___________ rather than
The existence of poverty traps
Providing ways to stop malaria to people in developing countries.
GDP Calculations (5
Using the tabl
answer the following questions:
Find U.S. GDP and Thai GDP in local currencies (do not worry about the
distinction between real and
What is Thai real GDP in U.S. dollars using the market exchange rate of 1 U.S.
dollar is worth 30 Thai baht?
Calculate Thai real GDP in U.S. dollars using the purchasing power parity method
What is the implied PPP exchange rate?
Inequality and Growth (5 points)
Discuss the main channel through which inequality may increase growth.
State, briefly, the four reasons why inequality may decrease growth.
PLACE THIS ORDER OR A SIMILAR ORDER WITH US TODAY AND GET AN AMAZING DISCOUNT ?
Our Service Charter
Excellent Quality / 100% Plagiarism-FreeWe employ a number of measures to ensure top quality essays. The papers go through a system of quality control prior to delivery. We run plagiarism checks on each paper to ensure that they will be 100% plagiarism-free. So, only clean copies hit customers’ emails. We also never resell the papers completed by our writers. So, once it is checked using a plagiarism checker, the paper will be unique. Speaking of the academic writing standards, we will stick to the assignment brief given by the customer and assign the perfect writer. By saying “the perfect writer” we mean the one having an academic degree in the customer’s study field and positive feedback from other customers.
Free RevisionsWe keep the quality bar of all papers high. But in case you need some extra brilliance to the paper, here’s what to do. First of all, you can choose a top writer. It means that we will assign an expert with a degree in your subject. And secondly, you can rely on our editing services. Our editors will revise your papers, checking whether or not they comply with high standards of academic writing. In addition, editing entails adjusting content if it’s off the topic, adding more sources, refining the language style, and making sure the referencing style is followed.
Confidentiality / 100% No DisclosureWe make sure that clients’ personal data remains confidential and is not exploited for any purposes beyond those related to our services. We only ask you to provide us with the information that is required to produce the paper according to your writing needs. Please note that the payment info is protected as well. Feel free to refer to the support team for more information about our payment methods. The fact that you used our service is kept secret due to the advanced security standards. So, you can be sure that no one will find out that you got a paper from our writing service.
Money Back GuaranteeIf the writer doesn’t address all the questions on your assignment brief or the delivered paper appears to be off the topic, you can ask for a refund. Or, if it is applicable, you can opt in for free revision within 14-30 days, depending on your paper’s length. The revision or refund request should be sent within 14 days after delivery. The customer gets 100% money-back in case they haven't downloaded the paper. All approved refunds will be returned to the customer’s credit card or Bonus Balance in a form of store credit. Take a note that we will send an extra compensation if the customers goes with a store credit.
24/7 Customer SupportWe have a support team working 24/7 ready to give your issue concerning the order their immediate attention. If you have any questions about the ordering process, communication with the writer, payment options, feel free to join live chat. Be sure to get a fast response. They can also give you the exact price quote, taking into account the timing, desired academic level of the paper, and the number of pages.