The book also discusses the economies of Malawi, India, China, and Bangladesh as representative of various stages of economic development.Sachs places a great deal of emphasis on the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) as a first step towards eliminating extreme poverty, which affected approximately 1.1 billion people worldwide at the time of publication.Clinical economics requires a methodic analysis and "differential kapay" of a country's economic problems, followed by a specifically tailored prescription.Many factors can affect a country's ability to enter the world market, including government corruption; legal and social disparities based on gender, ethnicity, or caste; diseases such as AIDS and malaria; lack of infrastructure (including transportation, communications, health, and trade); unstable political landscapes; protectionism; and geographic barriers.
The recovery after the 2009 trough was weak and both GDP and job growth erratic and uneven.
By: Stephanie Pappas, Live Science Senior Writer Published: 04/19/2012 PM EDT on Live Science When thinking about the economic recession, women exhibit less interest in alpha males in favor of guys who call themselves "natural followers," a new study suggests.
The results are surprising because they fly in the face of what evolutionary psychologists expect from women's mate choices.
"Our findings tell us that external factors, such as an economic recession, may affect women's mate preferences," said study researcher Fay Julal, a psychologist at Southampton Solent University in England.
"What is interesting here is that we have shown that women's mate choices appear to shift during an economic recession." The recession and the dating market When Julal and her colleagues started their study in 2010, the news was full of stories of a bad economy.