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and poverty reduction.
Multiple Choice 1.The absolute poverty line
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2. The Gini coefficient provides a measure of
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3.Kuznets’ inverted-U hypothesis
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4.According to Kuznets, in the process of development inequality in an economy will normally
(a) first rise and then fall. (b) first fall and then rise. (c) remain about the same. (d) show no definite pattern. Answer:A
5. Poverty is better studied with size distribution measures than those based on factor distribution because
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6.The number of people in the world who are absolutely poor is closest to
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7.With modern sector enrichment growth, inequality will
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8.With modern sector enlargement growth, inequality will (a) first rise and then fall. (b) first fall and then rise. (c) remain about the same. (d) all of the above. Answer:A
9.Higher income countries tend to have lower levels of absolute poverty because
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10. One of the characteristics of the poor is that they are
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11.Which of the following policies might increase labor intensity in industry?
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