Unit 1: Goals and Values
By: Angelia Lozano
Economic Goals in Canada vs. Mali
-Political stability: useful for long term investment
-Reduced public debt: they want to reduce debt to help the future generations
-Full employment: an unemployed labor force also represents a waste of human potential and can cause serious hardship for unemployed workers and their families - more technology is bad for trying to reach full employment
-Equitable Distribution of Income: dividing the total national income
-Economic Freedom: includes freedom of choice available to workers and consumers in the economy
-Poverty & unemployment reduction: wants to reduce the amount of poverty and wants to see more people with jobs
-Improve life of urban communities: wants to improve the community; housing, resources, etc.
-Boost local economies: a better economy leads to a better country
-Strengthen local civic rights: rights are important and Mali believes that it would benefit them
-Mali has made progress towards the Mollennium Development Goals of universal primary education, combating HIV/AIDS and access to safe drinking water.