Inequality Of Education In North Korea

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There are many developmental issues in the country of North Korea; for example, low standards of living, high levels of inequality, and underdeveloped markets. These are three out of the five common characteristics of underdeveloped countries. I chose this country because there are high levels of inequality. These inequalities consists of power and education. Thomas Apotle, the writer of an article discussed high levels of unequal opportunities that “focused on inequality of wealth or income rather than on collective-action problems.” When Apotle made this statement he was implying that there are not enough ideas going around to improve these problems. The unequal opportunities in North Korea are extremely high and there is an extreme …show more content…
Jong-Un limits their education by preventing them from obtaining items like computers, calculators, and books. This gives Jong-Un an academic advantage and keeps his citizens at a lower academic level. An exception to this rule are rich/upper class citizens who get to utilize these advantages through the North Korean school systems. If the lower class were presented with these same sources they would have more opportunities to acquire careers or jobs to provide for their families. This would help resolve the unequal education crisis in primary and secondary …show more content…
The economist developed this diagram to show the relationship between population groups and their incomes. I used the Modern-Sector Enlargement growth, which means when the incomes rise the poverty will decrease. I used this theory because if quality primary education that is affordable for all of the North Korean society is given, this will help reduce the gap between lower and upper-class incomes. Once the society is educated enough, then there is a higher probability of there being less poverty because they can now compose new ideas to increase the number of professions. With more occupations created this will increase the incomes for everybody especially the lower-class. By this time the inequality of wealth will be reduced. The absolute incomes will rise and the absolute poverty will decrease. With progression of this theory the inequality of wealth will start to diminish. Applying this theory correctly will confirm that it

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