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Unformatted text preview: population of the United States is 303,870,000, with a growth of 0.894%. The literacy rate of Tajikistan is 99.5%, which is comparable to the United States, which is 99%. America’s unemployment rate is only 4.8%, while Tajikistan’s is 12%. The unit of currency for Tajikistan is the Somoni, while of course the United State’s is the Dollar. The Central Bank of Tajikistan is aptly named the National Bank of Tajikistan, while the United States is the Federal Reserve. The current exchange rate is 0.29 somoni for one U.S. dollar. When all these figures and statistics are taken into account, it’s rather easy to see why the United States is a wealthier country- essentially, we have more of everything. However, Tajikistan’s excellent literacy rate, as well as its higher than average growth rate, gives it the opportunity to better itself and become more prosperous....
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This essay was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course ECON 2105 taught by Professor Barilla during the Spring '08 term at Georgia Southern University .
- Spring '08