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1

How can you figure out how income is distributed equally or unequally?

Use income quintiles

2

How can you figure out how income is distributed equally or unequally?

Use income quintiles
Gini coefficient

3

What is OECD?

Refers to groups of countries that have advanced economies

4

True or false? Child poverty is lower in countries where mothers work?

True

5

T or f? the older you are the less likely you are to be poor

t

6

T or f? Whites are least likely to be poor while blacks are most, followed by hispanics, and then asians

t

7

One's political views decides if poverty or inquality is justified or unjustified. T or ?

T

8

What contributes/influences income/wealth inequalities?

rules
rule-makers
skill, motivation, abilities

9

Where do the most poor people live? (45.9 then, 41.1 now percent)

In the South

10

Where do the least poor people live? (17 then, 16.1 now percent)

In the northeast

11

The percentage of poor people in the midwest decreased from 22.5 to 19 percent. T or f?

T

12

The percentage of poor people increased from 14.6 percent to 23.8 percent in the west. T or f?

T

13

Hispanics are most likely to be poor. T or f?

t

14

Whites are the least likely to remain poor. T or f?

T

15

Single mothers with children are the most likely to be poor in a 4 year period, from 2009-2012. T or f?

T

16

Married couples with children are the least likely to be poor in a four year period from 2009-2012. T or f?

T

17

The theme of being alien in one's land sends what message?

You are a perpetual foreigner in your own country.
Your ethnic/racial identity makes you exotic.
You are not a true american