The wealth or poverty of nations depends primarily on intrinsic factors: geography, climate and availability or lack of resources. Having a geographic location proximate to large, thriving population centers plays a larg... More »

Geographical, political and cultural factors can all contribute to a country being poor. Factors as diverse as climate, natural resources, political corruption, government instability and population can all have adverse ... More »

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India is a poor country because of corruption, natural disasters, large population density and lack of employment. Some of the problems caused by poverty in this country include poor living standards, lack of proper heal... More »

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Third world countries are underdeveloped nations where poverty is rampant. Third world countries also referred to nations that never sided with the policies of the United States or the former Soviet Union during the Cold... More »

Although studies show that people from rich countries are generally happier than those from poor countries, the same studies indicate that poor people lead more meaningful lives. People from rich countries have more thin... More »

The World Trade Organization ensures that countries that trade goods and services have a say in how trade is conducted on an international level, thereby promoting peaceful relations, stimulating global economic growth, ... More »

International trade may help countries improve their own economies as well as those of other nations involved in business transactions, but it can also heavily favor large companies, leaving small businesses without a ma... More »