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  1. Wealth is a more complex variable than beauty, for sure.
  2. Wealth is a means to achievement and freedom, not an end in itself.
  3. Wealth is a stock, meaning that it is a total accumulation over time. (Web site)
  4. Wealth : The value of the existing stock of goods; those goods may be tangible or intangible. (Web site)
  5. Wealth is the aggregate value of supply (services & produced goods) available in a society. (Web site)


  1. The 450 richest people in the world have financial assets equal to the combined wealth of the 3 billion poorest; half of all humanity. (Web site)
  2. Time, how long wealth might last, then becomes a function of how many times does the percentage withdrawal rate go into all the assets.
  3. The general population prefers to keep its wealth in non-monetary assets or in a relatively stable foreign currency. (Web site)


  1. Public road construction transfers wealth from people that do not use the roads to those people that do (and to those that build the roads).
  2. In prior eras wealth was assumed to be a set of means of persuasion.
  3. Public education transfers wealth to families with children in public schools. (Web site)
  4. As aggregate wealth goes up, equality goes down.
  5. Wealth can be classified as durable or perishable.

Wealth Inequality

  1. They argue that disparities of wealth should not have been allowed in the first place.
  2. Thus, there is room for people to gain wealth without taking from others, and wealth is not a zero-sum game in the long term.
  3. In fact, a lot of countries have experienced lessening wealth inequality over time. (Web site)
  4. Wolff: We have had a fairly sharp increase in wealth inequality dating back to 1975 or 1976. (Web site)
  5. Wealth inequality in the United States has a Gini coefficient of .82, which is pretty close to the maximum level of inequality you can have. (Web site)


  1. In most societies, rich or poor, a significant fraction of the total wealth is in the form of land and buildings.
  2. It is not wealth that stands in the way of liberation but the attachment to wealth; not the enjoyment of pleasurable things but the craving for them.
  3. For the present essay it also means that the motivation behind greed, pursuit of material wealth to extremes, cannot be for the happiness it brings.
  4. Blameworthy qualities are greed for gain, stinginess, grasping, attachment to gain and hoarding of wealth. (Web site)
  5. The Buddha wanted people to produce wealth and consume it in the right way in the "Rasiya Sutta".


  1. Money economics fortune piggy prosperity riches security wealth piggy bank save saving stash cash finance investment.
  2. Jesus was saying that rich men should give away their wealth and that's fine.


  1. According to the Buddha, giving leads to being reborn in happy states and material wealth.
  2. In the passages below, the Buddha expounds on the limitations of wealth and exhorts us to strive for that which is higher than material possessions. (Web site)


  1. According to Robert Kiyosaki, author of Rich Dad, Poor Dad, wealth is nothing more than a measurement of time.
  2. Good and praiseworthy wealthy people are those who seek wealth in rightful ways and use it for the good and happiness of both themselves and others. (Web site)
  3. In Veblen's view, the wealthy engage in conspicuous consumption to advertise their wealth.


  1. This definition divided Smith and Hume from previous definitions which defined wealth as gold.
  2. Institutional economics is the assets and liabilities of concerns, contrasted with Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations.


  1. The top 20 percent owns over 80 percent of all wealth. (Web site)
  2. Wolff: The bottom 20 percent basically have zero wealth. (Web site)
  3. But where the top percent in this country own 38 percent of all wealth, in Great Britain it is more like 22 or 23 percent. (Web site)


  1. The bottom half of the population [over 3.2 billion people] owned merely 1.1 percent [in total] of the globe's wealth. (Web site)
  2. All wealth is owned by households. (Web site)
  3. Wealth turns out to be highly skewed, so that a very small proportion of families owns a very large share of total wealth. (Web site)


  1. The theory is that newly created wealth eventually "trickles down" to all strata of society.
  2. They claim that the accumulated impacts on the ecosystem put a theoretical limit on the amount of wealth that can be created.

Government Policies

  1. Like all human activities, wealth redistribution cannot achieve 100% efficiency.
  2. Furthermore, in today's societies, much wealth distribution and redistribution is the result of government policies and programs.
  3. Government policies like the progressivity or regressivity of the tax system can redistribute wealth to the poor or the rich respectively.


  1. According to this theory, government redistributions and expenditures have a multiplier effect that stimulates the economy and creates wealth.
  2. Worthy of blame also is the one who, having earned wealth, becomes enslaved by it and creates suffering as a result of it. (Web site)


  1. Many indigenous cultures reject the notion of land wealth.
  2. The capitalist notion of wealth Industrialization emphasized the role of technology.


  1. This indicates a considerable accumulation of wealth by some individuals or families. (Web site)
  2. The end result is cronyism and aristocracy deeply engrained in wealth accumulation by illegitimate economic means. (Web site)
  3. A lucrative economic activity that is conducive to well-being can contribute to human development -- the accumulation of wealth for its own sake cannot. (Web site)


  1. Zakat is a levy on accumulated wealth, or the net stock of assets. (Web site)
  2. Those with a certain level of accumulated wealth are obliged to pay zakat to purify themselves from the sin of greed (Haqiqi and Pomeranz, 1987). (Web site)


  1. Better production methods also create additional wealth by allowing faster creation of wealth.
  2. Business and wealth creation when they are for a noble reason are blessed and vital for human survival. (Web site)


  1. As long as their livelihood does not exploit others, however, Buddhism does not condemn their wealth. (Web site)
  2. Nor does it go to the opposite extreme, as do Marxist thinkers, and condemn the accumulation of wealth as an evil in and of itself. (Web site)


  1. To them, there is no limit to the amount of growth or wealth that this planet will sustain. (Web site)
  2. Wealth or Abundance is what sustains you when you are not working.


  1. There has been some research on the correlation of wealth and religion. (Web site)


  1. We teach and empower Nigerians with adequate knowledge, tools and skills so as to make money online legitimately, build online businesses and also create wealth actively or passively. (Web site)


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