attributes. Why Nations Fail is a nonfiction book by economist Daron Acemoglu and political scientist James A. Robinson. In this book, Acemoglu and Robinson try to explain world inequality and investigate which factors are responsible for the success or failure of states. Which factor is the destiny of world inequality? Geography? Culture? Religion? Or economic policies?
cities, income inequality and home ownership are focused in this news article. Global superstar cities, which in this case is Singapore, have higher levels of income inequality. Higher level of income inequality causes the redistribution of income towards holders of capital, increasing inequality of wealth and also the higher than average house price growth which is the focus of this essay. Therefore, I would like to discuss, how housing policy is used to mitigate income inequality in the context
In our world today, segregation is an recurring issue that impacts several human beings in North America. Segregation is defined as “the separation or isolation of a race, class, or ethnic group by enforced or voluntary residence in a restricted area, by barriers to social intercourse, by separate educational facilities, or by other discriminatory means (Merriam-Webster, 2014). Segregation can occur in numerous ways and there are also several types of segregation. For example, segregation by income
especially regarding its social implications. Have these reforms (consisting of stabilisation & SAP) benefited the poor & the other marginalised groups of the society by reducing poverty and inequality, improving food entitlements and access to other basic needs or they have accentuated poverty and inequality? Have these reforms made health and education facilities more accessible to common people? These questions assumes significance especially in the context of the believe that the benefits of these
Sinopec Group is chosen to be the Chinese organisation for the topic discussion. This is mainly because petroleum and petrochemical are involved in our daily lives. It ranges from generating electricity, production of medicines, food and plastics to the causes of pollution, oil spills, etc. Each product has its impacts on the global economy positively as well as negatively. Through this report, we will be able to gain a better insight of Sinopec Group’s organisational structure, business operation and the
Kirk, D. 1 December 2010. Twenty Third Floor: Causes of unemployment in South Africa. [Online]. Available: http://twentythirdfloor.co.za/2010/12/01/causes-of-unemployment-in-south-africa/. [29 July 2014]. They are: 1. Poor education levels in terms of quality of education. 2. A breakdown of the internship system which was responsible for enhancing