Country’s health care
Question 1 How can a successful “nudge” from a government impact a country’s health care?
Question 2 Which of the following statements BEST summarizes the views of “health trap” skeptics?
Question 3 Some of the same health-related issues that affected cities during the Industrial Revolution now affect cities in the developing world. Which of the following is one of these issues?
Question 4 On average, countries in which a large fraction of the population is exposed to malaria are:
Question 5 Why have economists generally supported subsidies for health care?
Question 6 Which of the following describes “dependency theory”?
Question 7 Countries in need of economic reform are often advised to devalue their currencies. This measure, however, is usually strongly opposed. Why?
Question 8 Which of the following BEST describes how the International Monetary Fund (IMF) sees its role in lending to countries?
Question 9 Why does the International Monetary Fund (IMF) often force countries that are seeking loans to end their subsidies?
Question 10 Which of the following actions is likely to fall under the responsibility of the World Bank, as opposed to the International Monetary Fund (IMF)?
Question 11 Which of the following is NOT a typical benefit of strong institutions?
Question 12 Which of the following are the actions of an extractive state?
Question 13 Which of the following statements BEST describes the relationship between weak institutions and a country’s distribution of wealth?
Question 14 When can an institution be characterized as “extractive”?
Question 15 Which of the following does NOT increase the likelihood that a country will suffer from weak institutions?
Question 16 Which of the following would have the greatest negative impact on a public health campaign, such as malaria eradication?
Question 17 For critics of Rwanda’s president Paul Kagame, what has been sacrificed for the country’s fast economic growth?
Question 18 How was South Korea able to catch up to Japan’s dominance in manufacturing electronics and cars?
Question 19 Western demand for alternative energy sources such as palm oil has created an economic boom in countries that produce the energy, such as Malaysia. According to environmentalist critics, what has been the consequence of this increased demand?
Question 20 Critics of energy production suggest that countries such as Malaysia, which produces large amounts of palm oil, must make a choice. What is this choice? Choose the BEST answer.
Question 21 What are the Millennium Development Goals?
Question 22 What problem common to rural areas of the developing world has the ReadySet attempted to solve?
Question 23 To successfully reach Millennium Development Goal targets, the cooperation of which of the following groups is most important?
Question 24 MDG 1 is about hunger. Which types of children remain most likely to be undernourished?
Question 25 The Chinese journalist and activist Deng Fei raised $3.9M from 900,000 people to provide lunch to 25,000 Chinese schoolchildren. What did this cause the Chinese government to do?