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Economic Convergence And Income Inequality: Cases Of Argentina, Brazil, And China, Svetlana Slobodhikova Apr 2015

Economic Convergence And Income Inequality: Cases Of Argentina, Brazil, And China, Svetlana Slobodhikova

PPPA Paper Prize

As the countries of the world become more connected through trade, the impact of the policies of influential industrializing countries becomes more important. These countries create various economic policies to cover the development gap between them and the wealthy parts of the world. Convergence theory suggests that in the process of global economic development, there is a predicted decrease in inequality between rich and poor countries or between developed and developing countries. Despite a significant decrease in inequality between developing and developed countries, positive economic outcomes are not enough to decrease inequality within the developing countries. In addition to significant ...


The Hui And The Uyghurs: A Comparison Of Relationships With The Chinese State, Arianna Shorey Apr 2013

The Hui And The Uyghurs: A Comparison Of Relationships With The Chinese State, Arianna Shorey

PPPA Paper Prize

The author examines the historical, social, and cultural connections between China and its Muslim minority groups, focusing on the Hui and Uyghur populations. Though both groups are officially granted some measure of religious freedom and autonomy under the Chinese constitution, their relationships with the state are quite different. The Hui enjoy a relatively peaceful coexistence with the government, striving to balance their distinct cultural and religious belief with integration into mainstream Chinese society. The Ugyhurs, however, maintain a separatist stance toward the government and face much harsher regulations and more extreme forms of discrimination.