• wealth
  • But professor Sachs has a point: We devote more ink to wealth than to poverty. (forbes.com)
  • Forty percent of us still think it's pretty common to go from poverty to wealth in the U.S., according to research from the Economic Mobility Project of the Pew Charitable Trusts, quoted in the Wall Street Journal . (payscale.com)
  • Measures, like those promoted by Henry George in his economics classic Progress and Poverty, are those that raise, or are intended to raise, ways of enabling the poor to create wealth for themselves as a means of ending poverty forever. (wikipedia.org)
  • Poverty has been historically accepted in some parts of the world as inevitable as non-industrialized economies produced very little while populations grew almost as fast, making wealth scarce. (wikipedia.org)
  • The World Bank concludes that increasing land rights is 'the key to reducing poverty' citing that land rights greatly increase poor people's wealth, in some cases doubling it. (wikipedia.org)
  • cycle of pove
  • There is no gas or electricity so women and their children spend hours every day collecting water and firewood, which traps them in a cycle of poverty. (oxfam.org)
  • If it persists from generation to generation, the effect can reinforce itself as a "cycle of poverty", if steps are not taken to break the trap. (wikipedia.org)
  • Another theory for the perpetual poverty trap in correlation with cycle of poverty is that poor people have their own culture with a different set of values and beliefs that keep them trapped within that cycle generation to generation. (wikipedia.org)
  • 20th century
  • Charles Booth , a pioneering investigator of poverty in London at the turn of the 20th century, popularised the idea of a poverty line , a concept originally conceived by the London School Board . (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] The Big Five majors Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Paramount Pictures 20th Century Fox Warner Bros. RKO Pictures The Little Three majors United Artists Columbia Pictures Universal Studios Poverty Row (top four of many) Grand National Republic Pictures Monogram Pictures Producers Releasing Corporation (aka PRC) Non majors Walt Disney Studios The Rank Organisation Gaumont Film Company Embassy Pictures Nordisk Film Pathé British Lion Films Titanus Davis, Blair (2012). (wikipedia.org)
  • The monument was brought to the attention of archaeologists in the early 20th century, when it was given the name of Poverty Point after a nearby plantation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Poverty Beach was widened by land reclamation involving the filling of Cape Island Sound and the creation of Cape May Harbor from salt marsh in the early 20th Century. (wikipedia.org)
  • defines
  • Poverty and isolation literature defines this as access to inputs and output markets, access to education and health services, and access to labour opportunities through which road access contributes to reduced poverty. (wikipedia.org)
  • traps
  • and behavioral traps in which individuals cannot differentiate between temptation and non-temptation goods, and therefore cannot invest in the non-temptation goods which could help them begin to escape poverty. (wikipedia.org)
  • deprivation
  • According to a UN declaration that resulted from the World Summit on Social Development in Copenhagen in 1995, absolute poverty is "a condition characterised by severe deprivation of basic human needs, including food, safe drinking water, sanitation facilities, health, shelter, education and information. (wikipedia.org)
  • Extreme
  • At present the percentage of the global population living under extreme poverty is likely to fall below 10% according to the World Bank projections released in 2015. (wikipedia.org)
  • But in proving those assumptions wrong, he also raised awareness about the real reasons for extreme poverty, and that has put him at odds with his own government. (deseretnews.com)
  • Eradicating rural poverty through effective policies and economic growth remains a challenge for the international community The first target of the Millennium Development Goals was to decrease the extent of extreme poverty by one-half by the year 2015, which could not be achieved. (wikipedia.org)
  • On large reservations, the extreme poverty rate is as much as six times the national rate. (wikipedia.org)
  • On average, the extreme poverty rate on the largest reservations is almost four times the national rate. (wikipedia.org)
  • The term absolute poverty is also sometimes used as a synonym for extreme poverty. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the developing world, many factors can contribute to a poverty trap, including: limited access to credit and capital markets, extreme environmental degradation (which depletes agricultural production potential), corrupt governance, capital flight, poor education systems, disease ecology, lack of public health care, war and poor infrastructure. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Spirituals, who in the 13th century were led by the Joachimist Peter Olivi, adopted more extreme positions that discredited the notion of apostolic poverty in some eyes and led to condemnation by Pope John XXII. (wikipedia.org)
  • definitions
  • These definitions suggest child poverty is multidimensional, relative to their current and changing living conditions and complex interactions of the body, mind and emotions are involved. (wikipedia.org)
  • Until recently energy poverty definitions took only the minimum energy quantity required into consideration when defining energy poverty, but a different school of thought is that not only energy quantity but the quality and cleanliness of the energy used should be taken into consideration when defining energy poverty. (wikipedia.org)
  • income
  • Rowntree distinguished between primary poverty , those lacking in income and secondary poverty , those who had enough income, but spent it elsewhere (1901:295-96). (wikipedia.org)
  • Notice that if everyone's real income in an economy increases, and the income distribution does not change, absolute poverty will decline. (wikipedia.org)
  • Absolute poverty thresholds are fixed and generally only updated for price changes, whereas relative poverty thresholds are developed with reference to the actual income of the population and reflect changes in consumption. (wikipedia.org)
  • Child poverty, when measured using relative thresholds, will only improve if low-income families benefit more from economic advances than well-off families. (wikipedia.org)
  • Mostly
  • Poverty Row was a slang term used in Hollywood from the late 1920s through the mid-1950s to refer to a variety of small (and mostly short-lived) B movie studios. (wikipedia.org)
  • In China and India, noted reductions in poverty in recent decades have occurred mostly as a result of the abandonment of collective farming in China and the cutting of government red tape in India. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1868, Te Kooti, a Maori rebel leader, landed at Whareongaonga Bay, near Young Nick's Head in Poverty Bay, with 300 mostly Hauhau warriors with women and children, in the schooner Rifleman. (wikipedia.org)
  • poor
  • The terms poverty industry or poverty business refer to a wide range of money-making activities that attract a large portion of their business from the poor because they are poor. (wikipedia.org)
  • Broke, USA: From Pawnshops to Poverty, Inc.-How the Working Poor Became Big Business. (wikipedia.org)
  • And how can those same competitive mechanisms promote pro-poor growth and help to reduce poverty levels everywhere? (oecd.org)
  • Grounding her study in current debates about the importance of alleviating poverty, Mazelis proposes new modes of improving the lives of the poor. (jhu.edu)
  • Poverty remains a predominantly rural problem, with a majority of the world's poor located in rural areas. (wikipedia.org)
  • Poverty alleviation also involves improving the living conditions of people who are already poor. (wikipedia.org)
  • He then details the poverty trap: The poor start with a very low level of capital per person, and then find themselves trapped in poverty because the ratio of capital per person actually falls from generation to generation. (wikipedia.org)
  • The poverty penalty describes the phenomenon that poor people tend to pay more to eat, buy, and borrow than the rich. (wikipedia.org)
  • Advocates
  • Utahns should be grateful for their associations with Yunus, who in particular has forged a bond with local surgeon Scott Leckman, the board chairman for Results, a group that advocates for solutions to poverty. (deseretnews.com)
  • grew
  • While the kinds of films produced by Poverty Row studios only grew in popularity,[citation needed] they were increasingly available both from major production companies and from independent producers who no longer needed to rely on a studio's ability to package and release their work. (wikipedia.org)
  • solve
  • Nevertheless, some believe (Peter Singer in his book The Life You Can Save) that small changes in the way each of us in affluent nations lives our lives could solve world poverty. (wikipedia.org)
  • decline
  • citation needed] The breakup of the studio system (and its restrictive chain-theater distribution network, which left independent movie houses eager for seat-filling product from the Poverty Row studios) following 1948's United States v. Paramount Pictures, Inc. decision and the advent of television are among the factors that led to the decline and ultimate disappearance of "Poverty Row" as a Hollywood phenomenon. (wikipedia.org)
  • permanently
  • Yunus is one of the genuine heroes of our age - a man who continues to seek for solutions to the world's most vexing problems, and who transcends charity by teaching people how to permanently rise above poverty. (deseretnews.com)
  • nations
  • Now, we have published many articles about ways to help destitute nations (go to forbes.com/poverty for a link to them). (forbes.com)
  • Just like any other start-up, developing nations absolutely must receive the amount of aid necessary (and promised at the G-8 Summit in 2005) for them to begin to reverse the poverty trap. (wikipedia.org)
  • rural
  • Globally, rural people and rural places tend to be disadvantaged relative to their urban counterparts and poverty rates increase as rural areas become more remote. (wikipedia.org)
  • Individuals living in rural areas tend to have less access to social services, exacerbating the effects of rural poverty. (wikipedia.org)
  • Atlantic
  • Poverty Beach or Sewell Point is a barrier spit, approximately 2.5 miles (4 km) in length entirely within the City of Cape May, along the Atlantic Ocean coast of eastern New Jersey in the United States. (wikipedia.org)
  • Poverty Beach was described in 1834 as, on the Atlantic ocean, immediately north of Cape May Island Lower t-ship, Cape May co., extends about three miles in length by half a mile in breadth. (wikipedia.org)
  • alongside
  • Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne had sent a two-person delegation to the Middle East to urge the inclusion of Poverty Point in this group, alongside such cultural landmarks as Stonehenge in England, the Pyramid Fields at Giza in Egypt, and the Great Wall of China. (wikipedia.org)
  • Initiative
  • According to the Energy Poverty Action initiative of the World Economic Forum, "Access to energy is fundamental to improving quality of life and is a key imperative for economic development. (wikipedia.org)
  • As a result of this situation, a new UN initiative has been launched to coincide with the designation of 2012 as the International Year for Sustainable Energy for All, which has a major focus on reducing energy poverty. (wikipedia.org)
  • social
  • Surviving Poverty documents the ways in which social ties become beneficial and sustainable, allowing members to share their skills and resources and providing those living in similar situations a space to unite and speak collectively to the growing and deepening poverty in the United States. (jhu.edu)
  • Surviving Poverty is invested in both structural and social change and demonstrates the power support services can have to foster relationships and build sustainable social ties for those living in poverty. (jhu.edu)
  • It is so easy to disconnect environmental justice from issues of poverty, race and social equity. (thehoya.com)
  • Other charitable organisations also use this multi-dimensional approach to child poverty, defining it as a combination of economic, social, cultural, physical, environmental and emotional factors. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Young Lives Project is investigating the changing nature of child poverty by following nearly 12,000 children for 15 years in four countries (Ethiopia, Peru, Vietnam and India), chosen to reflect a wide range of cultural, political, geographical and social contexts. (wikipedia.org)
  • line
  • For the term as defined in the United States, see Poverty Line (United States Census Bureau) . (wikipedia.org)
  • In October 2015, the World Bank updated the international poverty line to $1.90 a day. (wikipedia.org)
  • Determining the poverty line is usually done by finding the total cost of all the essential resources that an average human adult consumes in one year. (wikipedia.org)
  • The largest of these expenses is typically the rent required to live in an apartment, so historically, economists have paid particular attention to the real estate market and housing prices as a strong poverty line affector. (wikipedia.org)
  • northwestern
  • The Poverty Hills are a mountain range in northwestern Inyo County of eastern California, northwest of Bishop and the upper Owens Valley. (wikipedia.org)
  • Americans
  • In 2010, the poverty rate on reservations was 28.4 percent, compared with 22 percent among all American Indians (on and off reservations), and 15.3 percent among all Americans. (wikipedia.org)
  • Poverty Point comprises several earthworks and mounds, built between 1650 and 700 BC during the Archaic period in North America, by a group of Native Americans of the Poverty Point culture. (wikipedia.org)
  • access
  • Today an estimated 140 million people worldwide have access to such loans and millions of them are safely out of poverty. (deseretnews.com)
  • Energy poverty is lack of access to modern energy services. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is inversely related to access to modern energy services, although improving access is only one factor in efforts to reduce energy poverty. (wikipedia.org)
  • given
  • The poverty industry has given huge contributions to lawmakers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Located Cooksville in Howard County, Maryland, United States, Poverty Discovered, "Summer Hill Farm" "Poverty Discovered" is named after the 1737 acre land tract Given to Joseph Hobbs by Lord Calvert in 1760. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Franciscans were authorized by Pope Gregory IX to have non-members who would look after their material needs, while the friars themselves would own nothing and would only make use according to the vow of poverty of what was given to them. (wikipedia.org)
  • time
  • This result corresponded with that from Charles Booth's study of poverty in London and so challenged the view, commonly held at the time, that abject poverty was a problem particular to London and was not widespread in the rest of Britain. (wikipedia.org)
  • On June 16, 2013, U.S. and French archeologists began examining an underwater object first discovered in 2001 near Poverty Island that could be the wreck of Le Griffon although it will take time to determine if it is even a shipwreck. (wikipedia.org)
  • child
  • CPAG has been working with students at the London College of Communication, part of the University of the Arts London, on a project to create animations which convey the experience of child poverty. (cpag.org.uk)
  • work
  • Duke University has launched a research project on Household Energy and Health where work on energy poverty in India is listed. (wikipedia.org)
  • World Bank
  • Some commentators have claimed that, due to economic liberalization, poverty in the world is rising rather than declining, and that data provided by the World Bank which shows poverty is decreasing is flawed. (wikipedia.org)