[Marxism] Questioning the World Bank's happy talk about global poverty reduction

Daniel Lindvall daniel.lindvall at filmint.nu
Fri Mar 16 14:23:34 MDT 2012

"Contrary to popular perception, the world poverty measure is based on  
what $1.25 a day would buy in the United States, not in another  
country like Ethiopia or Peru." Could anyone here confirm this? To a  
non-economist it sounds unbelievable...

On 16 mar 2012, at 20.55, Louis Proyect wrote:

> ======================================================================
> Rule #1: YOU MUST clip all extraneous text when replying to a message.
> ======================================================================
> http://www.counterpunch.org/2012/03/16/should-we-celebrate-a-decline-in-global-poverty/
> ________________________________________________
> Send list submissions to: Marxism at greenhouse.economics.utah.edu
> Set your options at: http://greenhouse.economics.utah.edu/mailman/options/marxism/daniel.lindvall%40filmint.nu

More information about the Marxism mailing list