- Where have all the women gone?
- Why do we think that Africa's population is likely to grow much faster than India's population over the next fifty years?
- How does Desta's household react to the fact that GEICO does not sell insurance policies in their neighborhood?
- How does Becky's family react to the fact that they can borrow from Umpqua Bank and invest in the Vanguard Funds--rather than having to deal with the local moneylender?
- Why does Becky's world have large-scale firms?
- Why does Becky's world have joint-stock limited-liability companies?
- Why does Becky's world have tradable financial assets?