Causes of Poverty

Most of the different daily posts that appear on this blog are organized into so-called “blog series”. For example, there’s a series called causes of poverty: if we want to reduce the number of poor people we have to know what makes them poor in the first place.

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The Causes of Poverty (1): Oppression
The Causes of Poverty (2): Bio-Fuels?
The Causes of Poverty (3): Overview
The Causes of Poverty (4): Governance
The Causes of Poverty (5): Overpopulation
The Causes of Poverty (6): Foreign Debt
The Causes of Poverty (7): Shame
The Causes of Poverty (7c): Globalization
The Causes of Poverty (8): Lack of Economic Freedom
The Causes of Poverty (9): Poverty Traps
The Causes of Poverty (10): Lack of Economic Growth
The Causes of Poverty (11): Summary
The Causes of Poverty (12): Protectionism
The Causes of Poverty (13): The Vicious Cycle of Poverty and Ill Health
The Causes of Poverty (14): Education
The Causes of Poverty (15): Gender Discrimination
The Causes of Poverty (16): Education
The Causes of Poverty (17): Overpopulation
The Causes of Poverty (18): Amartya Sen, Famines, and Democracy
The Causes of Poverty (19): Does Better Healthcare Lead to More Poverty?
The Causes of Poverty (20): Education
The Causes of Poverty (21): Absence of Human Rights and Democracy
The Causes of Poverty (22): Poverty Trap – Why Being Poor Makes You Poorer
The Causes of Poverty (23): Better Healthcare = More People = More Poverty?
The Causes of Poverty (24): Population Growth and Income Growth: Incompatible?
The Causes of Poverty (25): The Matthew Effect
The Causes of Poverty (26): Hereditary Poverty, Another Poverty Trap
The Causes of Poverty (27): The Effect of the Recession on Global Hunger
The Causes of Poverty (28): Family Structure
The Causes of Poverty (29): Overview
The Causes of Poverty (30): Lack of Economic Growth
The Causes of Poverty (31): Overpopulation and Food Shortages
The Causes of Poverty (32): Overpopulation
The Causes of Poverty (33): Agricultural Subsidies
The Causes of Poverty (34): Desert
The Causes of Poverty (35): The Membership Theory of Poverty
The Causes of Poverty (36): Overpopulation (Because the Extent of Wrongness in Overpopulation Discourse is an Infinite Number)
The Causes of Poverty (37): Lack of Trade Liberalization
The Causes of Poverty (38): Behavior
The Causes of Poverty (39): The Bee Sting Theory of Poverty
The Causes of Poverty (40): A Culture of Poverty
The Causes of Poverty (41): Racism
The Causes of Poverty (42): Slavery
The Causes of Poverty (43): The Welfare State
The Causes of Poverty (44): Bad Institutions
The Causes of Poverty (45): Bad Luck
The Causes of Poverty (46): Poverty of Willpower and of Self-Control
The Causes of Poverty (47): The Undeserving Poor? Stop Moralizing Already
The Causes of Poverty (48): Overpopulation
The Causes of Poverty (49): Brain Drain?
The Causes of Poverty (50): The Structure of Income Inequality
The Causes of Poverty (52): Brain Dysfunctions Caused by Adversity Experienced by Children Under the Age of Two
The Causes of Poverty (53): Poor Economic Growth
The Causes of Poverty (54): Lack of Trade Liberalization
The Causes of Poverty (55): Poverty of Aspiration
The Causes of Poverty (56): A Lack of Social Mobility
The Causes of Poverty (57): No, It’s Not Overpopulation
The Causes of Poverty (58): Low Average Intelligence in Poor Countries?
The Causes of Poverty (59): Stress
The Causes of Poverty (60): Early and/or Single Motherhood?
The Causes of Poverty (61): Geography
The Causes of Poverty (62): According to the Left and to the Right
The Causes of Poverty (63): Stress, Ctd.
The Causes of Poverty (64): Rising Food Prices
The Causes of Poverty (65): Grammar?
The Causes of Poverty (66): Immigration Restrictions in Wealthy Countries
The Causes of Poverty (67): Lack of Hope
The Causes of Poverty (68): Rich People Not Giving Enough Money to Poor People
The Causes of Poverty (69): Self-Destructive Behavior
The Causes of Poverty (70): Rich People Not Giving Enough Money to Poor People, Ctd.
The Causes of Poverty (71): Poverty of Willpower and of Self-Control, Revisited
The Causes of Poverty (72): How Unemployment and the Incentive Theory Aggravate Poverty
The Causes of Poverty (73): Low IQ?
The Causes of Poverty (74): Family Structure, Ctd.
The Causes of Poverty (75): Different Types of Colonization
The Causes of Poverty (76): Farmer vs. Hunter Thinking
The Causes of Poverty (77): The Lottery of Birth and the Country You Live In
The Causes of Poverty (78): High Discount Rates and Lack of Delayed Gratification
The Causes of Poverty (79): Poverty Traps

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