Practice Questions on growth and social systems, mathematical growth models, and wealth and poverty

The number of telephone subscribers is growing most rapidly in poor countries with competitive telephone industries. It is growing least rapidly in countries with state-run telephone monopolies. Is this consistent with what you have studied so far about growth? Explain

Many Internet businesses have failed. What does this say about the Internet as a catalyst for economic growth?

In an economy with a depreciation rate of 4 percent (.04), population growth of 2 percent, a savings rate of 30 percent, and growth in the efficiency of labor of 1 percent,

What is the growth rate of capital per worker that will keep the economy on a balanced growth path? What will be the growth rate of output per worker?

What is the capital-output ratio along the balanced growth path?

What evidence exists to show that poverty is decreasing?