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8-7 National Poverty Reduction Program
Program by China to lift 80 million poor people above the government poverty line during a span of seven years
The act of establishing a population in new territory that maintains allegiance to the parent country
Genuine Progress Indication
Alternative system that looks at a holistic picture of what is happening inside an economic system
The traditions, institutions, and processes that determine how power is exercised, how citizens are given a voice, and how decisions are made
The process of creating an environment that enables people to live long, healthy, and creative lives
Human Development Index
Assesses a nation's well being according to three parts: standard of living, educational attainment, and life span
IMF (International Monetary Fund)
Promote international monetary cooperation and economic stability to foster economic growth and high levels of employment and to provide temporary financial assistance to countries in need
The basic facilities, services, and installations needed for the functioning of a community or society
A class where people earn enough money to provide for basic needs and can only afford some luxuries
Millennium Development Goals (MDG)
Target specific international development goals including eradicating extreme poverty, reducing child poverty, and fighting epidemics
Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI)
Is there a dirt, dung, or actual floor in home?
Is drinking water within 30 minutes of walking within one's house?
Are school aged children enrolled in a school?
Quality of Life
GNH (gross national Happiness) measures quality of life in a holistic way beyond economic progress
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