Recession Hits the Poorest of the Poor 06/01/09
Source: FTE | Type: discussion guide
FTE hot topics are single class period discussion guides including a student reading handout, discussion questions, and suggested answers. The decline in poverty around the world is the result of unprecedented economic growth. But, the current economic crisis reminds us that just as economic growth helps raise standards of living of the poor, a world-wide recession in which rates of growth fall, sends many back into poverty.