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Unformatted text preview: and a smaller GDP than others. In developed countries this correlation seems to follow more of a straight-trend. In countries with high population, like India (above 1 billion people), the GDP does not surpass that of Brazil (population less than 200 million people), because there is so much poverty and little education to most citizens of India. A lot of data does not show up of past year literacy rates. This is probably because this was not a recorded statistic in the 1980’s. With the information age starting in the 1990’s, it may not have been an important statistic in the 1980’s. It was also hard to find the life expectancy at birth for most countries in the 1980’s. This was probably for the same reason that such statistics were not kept in that time. 2)...
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This note was uploaded on 10/11/2010 for the course ECON 416 taught by Professor Ogunehyu during the Spring '10 term at University of Maryland Baltimore.
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