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Inequality & Poverty

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Even nearly ten years of solid growth cannot guarantee long-term income convergence.

The Sistema Integrado de Transporte Público de Bogotá is a comprehensive urban mobility plan for the city of Bogotá, Colombia. It addresses current problems and proposes future solutions.

In 2000, a quarter of the region (25 in every 100 Latin Americans) lived on less than $2.50 a day. Today, fewer than 14 in every 100 do.

Low-income Latin Americans hold more positive views about the role of hard work and the presence of equal opportunity than the U.S. poor.

Optimistic individuals are more likely to invest in their own futures. Typically, optimistic beliefs reflect realistic assessments.


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