How can a successful “nudge” from a government impact a country’s health care?
Which of the following statements BEST summarizes the views of “health trap” skeptics?
Some of the same health-related issues that affected cities during the Industrial Revolution now affect cities in the developing world. Which of the following is one of these issues?
On average, countries in which a large fraction of the population is exposed to malaria are:
Why have economists generally supported subsidies for health care?
Which of the following describes “dependency theory”?
Countries in need of economic reform are often advised to devalue their currencies. This measure, however, is usually strongly opposed. Why?
Which of the following BEST describes how the International Monetary Fund (IMF) sees its role in lending to countries?
Why does the International Monetary Fund (IMF) often force countries that are seeking loans to end their subsidies?
Which of the following actions is likely to fall under the responsibility of the World Bank, as opposed to the International Monetary Fund (IMF)?
Which of the following is NOT a typical benefit of strong institutions?
Which of the following are the actions of an extractive state?
Which of the following statements BEST describes the relationship between weak institutions and a country’s distribution of wealth?
When can an institution be characterized as “extractive”?
Which of the following does NOT increase the likelihood that a country will suffer from weak institutions?
Which of the following would have the greatest negative impact on a public health campaign, such as malaria eradication?
For critics of Rwanda’s president Paul Kagame, what has been sacrificed for the country’s fast economic growth?
How was South Korea able to catch up to Japan’s dominance in manufacturing electronics and cars?
Western demand for alternative energy sources such as palm oil has created an economic boom in countries that produce the energy, such as Malaysia. According to environmentalist critics, what has been the consequence of this increased demand?
Critics of energy production suggest that countries such as Malaysia, which produces large amounts of palm oil, must make a choice. What is this choice? Choose the BEST answer.
What are the Millennium Development Goals?
What problem common to rural areas of the developing world has the ReadySet attempted to solve?
To successfully reach Millennium Development Goal targets, the cooperation of which of the following groups is most important?
MDG 1 is about hunger. Which types of children remain most likely to be undernourished?
The Chinese journalist and activist Deng Fei raised $3.9M from 900,000 people to provide lunch to 25,000 Chinese schoolchildren. What did this cause the Chinese government to do?