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I'd suggest that the doctors dividing their incomes to support large families *does* harm the country. If making a lot of money means you can't keep it and have to give it to three dozen desperately poor relatives, it's going to be hard to accumulate money to do something, like pay to educate yourself or your kids, invest money in a business, or buy any personal item that might give you a long term chance of bettering yourself or your family (such as a car, a home in a better neighborhood, etc.) The result is that your relatives gain a safety net, but no individual ever gets to escape poverty.

It's actually a well known phenomenon.