Why Are Some Countries Rich and Others Poor?

Abstract: Economic growth of less-developed economies is key to closing the gap between rich and poor countries. Increasing access to international trade can provide markets for the goods produced by less-developed countries and also increase productivity by increasing the access to capital resources.

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Part of Series: Page One Economics Newsletter

Publication Date: 2017-09

Pages: 1-5