Growth Essays

Fixing Poverty in the Philippines_ Mission Impossible

The Philippines has the second highest poverty incidence at 40%, in Southeast Asia, following East Timor which has 55% (Aldaba, 2005). Also according to Aldaba (2005), poverty in the Philippines has always been a rare rural occurrence, in spite of the fact that the poverty in urban areas is also increasing. More than two-thirds of the poor families in the Philippines live in rural areas. The Family Income and Expenditure Survey (FIES) states, based on legitimate poverty lines, that poverty…

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Ultraviolet Exposure and Bacterial Growth

The researchers labeled the bottom of the plate with the name of the bacteria sample and the duration of exposure to UV radiation. The plate was then divided into two and labeled each part to distinguish the EXPOSED from the UNEXPOSED portion. Then, the bacteria samples were introduced into the agar surface of their respective plates by using sterile cotton swab. The samples were then air-dried for five minutes and covered with the plate cover. Before the plates were irradiated,…

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Major Engines of Growth in Canada’s North

Canada has one of the strongest economies in the world and is actually rated as the tenth world’s largest economy. Canada is one of the wealthiest nations of the world and is a member of Group of Eight (G8). As a matter of fact, the government’s debt burden of Canada was the lowest by 2008 among the G8 nations. The Canadian economy is majorly reliant on the service industry as major employer of most of its citizens and for economic…

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Economic Growth

There are different drivers of economic growth into country and research has to some extent also demonstrated that it can be associated with typical characteristics of the country too. Explaining economic growth through a relatively new theory of endogenous growth suggest that policy measures, if taken properly, can result into long term benefits for the country and that the country does not necessarily need to rely on the external or exogenous factors such as technological innovation. The neo-classical models of…

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