Global Progress Made Toward Ending Extreme Poverty, World Bank Data Show

New York Times: A Global Gauge Finds Progress Against Poverty
“…In just over two decades, the number of people living in extreme poverty has been almost halved. … At current growth rates, the World Bank predicts that in 15 or so years, the income of a vast majority of the world’s destitute people will rise above the extreme-poverty threshold…” (Bernasek, 12/13).