UN Development Index

UN Development Index - country developed in 1970’s as a...

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UN Development Index Measures 3 basic dimensions of human development a long and healthy life—measured by life expectancy at birth knowledge—measured by the adult literacy rate (with 2/3 weight) and the school enrollment ratio (with 1/3 ratio) a decent standard of living – measured by the log of gross domestic product (GDP) per capita at purchasing power parity (PPP) in USD PQLI- Physical Quality of Life Index and attempt to measure the “well-being” of a
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Unformatted text preview: country developed in 1970’s as a counter to measure that were solely economic poverty, literacy, life-expectancy, infant mortality [LIFE—KNOWLEDGE—MONEY] Top 10 Countries Norway Iceland Australia Ireland Sweden Canada Japan US Switzerland Netherlands Bottom 10 Countries Mozambique Burundi Ethiopia Chad Central Africa Republic Guinea-Bissau Burkina Faso Mali Sierra Leone Niger...
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course SOC 270 taught by Professor Barra during the Fall '07 term at Rutgers.

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