Priyanka's Econ Blog

Test Reflection Section 4 February 9, 2011

Filed under: Section 4 — priyanka821 @ 12:11 am

I am  pleased with my score for this test.  Section 4 was a struggle for me so I think I did very well on the final test. However, I still feel like I need to improve my organization because my paper was messy and at times hard to follow. I think I can avoid making this mistake in the future by using a few minutes in the beginning to plan the paper and write a short outline.

Thank you for the feedback and advice Ms. Q 🙂 !

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Statistical Analysis of Sudan February 3, 2011

Filed under: Section 5 — priyanka821 @ 6:09 am

In 2010, the GDP per capita for Sudan was estimated to be $2,200 and is ranked 187th in the world. 40% of the people live under the povery line.

Sudan has a growth rate of 2.497% and is ranked 31 out of 235 countries. The total population has a life expectancy of about 54.21 years. The literacy rate is 61%.

The unemployment rate for Sudan is 18.2% as of 2002. It is ranked 163rd.

Sudan’s export value is 9.7 billion due to its oil. Sudan exports oil and petroleum products; cotton, sesame, livestock, groundnuts, gum arabic, and sugar. The inflation rate is 11.8%.

Sudan faces major health problems due to AIDS in the region as well as the Darfur genocide. The living standards are filthy and penury is prevalent.