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Indv 102 06/02/2008 12:56:00 World Economic Patterns Developed v. underdeveloped countries Developed: a country that is making full use of its resource base. Underdeveloped: one that is not maximizing its resource potential Problematic nature of these terms? Undeveloped Countries may have the potential but not fully using its  resource. Factors affecting global patterns of development Physical Geography o Resources o Location (isolation) (the greater the technology, the less this means) Government Policy/political conflict Demographic indicators Economic indicators G.D.P.- Gross Domestic Product The value of all final goods and services produced within a nation in a given 
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Unformatted text preview: year ← G.N.I.- Gross National Income • The value of all final goods and services produced within a nation in a given year, plus income earned by its citizens abroad, minus income earned by foreigners from domestic production o Remittances ← Energy Consumption per capita ← Landlessness (most acute in Southern Asian and Latin America) ← Healthcare • Access to supplies and pharmaceuticals • Training and support for doctors • Role of local government ← Responding to outbreaks, healthcare, etc....
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  • Spring '08
  • Polakowski
  • gross domestic product, gross national income, indicators G.D.P. Gross, Government Policy/political conflict, World Economic Patterns

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