Lec 27_April 12HDR

Lec 27_April 12HDR - Eur opean Economic H ist or y L iving...

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5/10/10 European Economic History April 12, 2010 C. Shiue
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5/10/10 Standards of living Recall earlier in the semester we had looked at the long-run picture of living standards in human history. The focus in this week will be on dimensions of living standards during industrialization and its changes. First, what are some measures used
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5/10/10 Human Development Report An attempt to derive a ranking of countries’ level of development by combining indicators that go beyond GNP per capita These have to be indicators that can be feasibly and practically obtained for a broad set of countries the webite
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5/10/10 Con’t The HDI combines 3 summary measures: A long and healthy life, measured by life expectancy at birth, Knowledge, measured by adult literacy and combined enrollment ratio for primary, secondary and tertiary schools Standard of living measure by GNP per
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5/10/10 What is “development”?
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2010 for the course ECON 4514 taught by Professor Shuie during the Spring '08 term at Colorado.

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