Economic Policy Recommendation: Poverty as a Social Problem
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... Economic Policy Recommendation Poverty as a Social Problem Poverty Poverty is a state where one is not in a position to cater for his basic needs and those of his family. When a person is not able to eat well, dress well, access basic education, access medical care and live in a good sanitized surrounding, then the person is said to be poor. Poverty is one of the major global social issues affecting a larger population in the world. This problem is more adversely felt in developing or third world countries like Somalia, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Kenya and other African and Asian countries mostly (Sharp, Register, & Grimes, 2013). It causes a great concern when food and water are the fundamentals of life,...