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These developments come at a time when uncertainty about the actual size of Africa's middle class and how it should be defined is on the rise.
Republicans are more likely to identify as middle class than Democrats, but both groups have seen roughly even drops in identification with the middle class across time.
Now, Pryor said that he thought the middle class included almost everyone in Arkansas, and, having spent 12 years in Washington, he may have been answering based on tax policy that would have to apply to everyone in the country.
According to the IDB, if you earn between $10 and $50 per day (all figures in adjusted purchasing power parity), you are considered middle class in Latin America.
The report suggested that 21% of households in Angola could be considered middle class, as opposed to 14% in Sudan and 10% in Zambia.
The report points out that investors using an unquantifiable assumption might find individuals they had thought were middle class were in fact highly vulnerable to lose that status in any economic shock.
The report cites the African Development Bank's (AfDB) influential 2011 study, The Middle of the Pyramid: Dynamics of the Middle Class in Africa, which by its methodology attached middle class status to individuals earning just $4 to $20 a day, and even a 'floating class' of individual earning $2 to $4 a day, thereby categorising fully one-third of Africa's people (over 300 million of them) as 'middle class.
Those states are likely to be well-administered in which the middle class is large.
is not something on which these experts can yet wholly agree, particularly in the aftermath of the linguistic turn and cultural studies calling into question the belief that middle class had real, material objectively measurable roots.
Armed with knowledge and information, the middle class has evolved in the last 10 years and has shifted its focus to the BJP.
First, the conceptualization and measurement of the middle class remains a central challenge.
The red regions comprise the affluent nations; the blue the "converging" regions, where the breadth and density of the middle class is growing rapidly; the green areas are areas where structural income disparities have helped stall middle-class development; while the purple areas are "struggling".

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