World Poverty Has Plummeted—But Will It Ever Disappear?

World Poverty Has Plummeted—But Will It Ever Disappear?
- The statistics for China are especially mind-blowing: In 1981, a staggering 88 percent of Chinese were extremely poor, but by 2013 that figure had dropped, incredibly, to just 2 percent. India's figures, though not as drastic, are still impressive: In about the same period of time, the poor population declined ...