In a reply to one of my pieces on poverty, he quoted from the book to tell me that according to its central thesis, the growing gap in many countries between the haves and the have-nots, is responsible for more than the misery of poverty. That is, the tyrant and his friends the top percentile own all the nation's wealth.
Some critics suggest that the book cherry picks its statistics and the alleged problems to prove their point. The country operates as a free market economy with its largest sector being mining.
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Rapid economic growth in Asia particularly China and India has lifted many people out of extreme poverty. How many of them acquired their wealth through their own efforts? Asymmetric information is perceived to be the root of unethical behavior Kolb, While some countries have almost equal distribution of income, others have a very unequal distribution of income.