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Economic Development Quiz 4 Poverty and Population Growth 1. The absolute poverty line A) Decreases as real income grows. B) Shows the average income of the lowest income group. C) Can be measured with the Lorenz curve. D) None of the above. Answer: D 2. The negative correlation between poverty and growth indicates that A) The poverty problem will be solved by itself as country develops and does not require government regulation. B) The causal effect of growth on poverty reduction cannot be determined from correlation. C) Growth is always pro-poor. D) Poverty reduction brings growth. Answer: B 3. According to Banerjee and Duflo, one of the correlates of the poor is that they A) Spend less share of their income on food. B) Are more likely to come from large families. C) Are more likely to live in the South. D) Are less likely to spend their income on alcohol. Answer: B 4. The poverty gap is the A) Absolute number of people below the international poverty line. B)
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This note was uploaded on 01/29/2012 for the course ECON 445 taught by Professor Mcmanus during the Fall '08 term at UNC.

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