Pelos caminhos sinistros e alternativos por onde corre esse coelho de pelo branco...

segunda-feira, junho 16, 2003

Como é?

Via Oliver Kamm. Esta deixou-me de queixo em baixo.

Xavier Sala-i-Martin of Columbia University has conducted rigorous statistical tests on the world distribution of income and concluded that global poverty, on Miss Short's own definition, has sharply declined in the last 20 years, while – more surprisingly - global inequality has also narrowed, owing to the rapid growth in that time of populous India and China. The outstanding laggard in economic performance is Africa, where an increasing proportion of the world's poor are concentrated.

E eu que pensava que os ricos ficavam mais ricos e os pobres mais pobres, o golfo aumentava, etc, etc... E esta hem?