Unformatted text preview: filled. Predicted inequality will hopefully follow an inverse U curve, where the widening gap will eventually result in increasing convergence. However, given current circumstances, there is no real reason to assume that this will be the case in the near future. Finally, measures that have supposedly been taken to alleviate some of this poverty have proven largely ineffective, with some levels of corruption and infant mortality rates increasing. Unrest among many people has also seemed to increase during these times. Ultimately, there are several points of contention – Is Hu Wen truly committed to bridging the income gap between wealthy and poor people of China? Is he actively trying to curb the corruption readily apparent in local government officials? What other factors contribute to the unrest in China? How else can be it changed outside of political reform?...
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- Fall '12
- Poverty, Distribution of wealth, Cao Anthony Cao