Poverty and Income Distribution Clicker Questions

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If a country has an income distribution that is perfectly equal, the Gini Coefficient would be:

 

A. 0

B. 0.5

C. 1

D. 100

 


 

Which of the following is NOT a potential contributor to income inequality?

 

A. economic discrimination

B. differences in human capital

C. changes in technology that favor high-skilled workers

D. a progressive tax code

 


 

True or false: If the poverty threshold for a family of 2 is $10,000 then the poverty threshold for a family of four is likely to be $20,000.

 

True

False

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