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A New Way to Measure Poverty in India - Real Time Economics - WSJ

A New Way to Measure Poverty in India - Real Time Economics - WSJ | Poverty | Scoop.it
How should you measure poverty? It is a question that has generated enormous controversy in India.
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Over the years, India's poverty is increasing. Many are suffering from hunger. Research says that such a gauge of extreme poverty has its place. But it argues India should focus instead on a more comprehensive measure of what it would take to satisfy a person’s basic needs for food, energy, housing, drinking water, sanitation, healthcare, schooling and social security. Will India be able to cope?

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This Is Your Brain on Poverty: What Science Tells Us About Poverty - Truth-Out

This Is Your Brain on Poverty: What Science Tells Us About Poverty - Truth-Out | Poverty | Scoop.it
This Is Your Brain on Poverty: What Science Tells Us About Poverty
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Poverty. (Photo: Franco Folini / Flickr)Talking about poverty and inequality is all the rage these days. President Obama wants to raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.
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From this article, i know that the poor suffers a lot than the rich. Research has only recently been able to identify poverty as a causal factor in debilitating medical conditions that leave people sick, unable to work and unable to think - all factors that then perpetuate poverty, leaving the poor trapped in a vicious biological cycle. If you are a child born in the poor household, you're more likely to exhibit psychological symptoms than a child born in a non-poor household. Sympotms that are are a direct result of poor.  

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The Stench of Poverty | Connect | Engage | Inspire

The Stench of Poverty | Connect | Engage | Inspire | Poverty | Scoop.it
For children in poverty, water from a borehole, or well, can be life changing. Years ago I was in an overcrowded city to share in a congregation. It was in what some describe as an urban slum. As I plodded toward the church, ...
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In this article, I know that poverty is all around the world. It is easy to identify. This article used the tittle "the stench of poverty" to descibe the poverty in the country. It was the stench of unfulfilled hopes and dreams, despair, and hopelessness. Poverty has a smell, described by someone as being like “dried fish, burning garbage, and body odor.”

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