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Measuring Development Economic Indicators Human and Social Indicators Chapter 9 African Development: Manufacturing, Business, Industry
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Geographers look at many FACETS of Development: Natural Resources Cultural Attitudes Spatial Patterns of Development Distributions, Spatial Interaction Population distribution Resource distribution
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What is “Development” Development is the process in which the principal objective is to improve the quality of people’s lives. Textbook: “A process by which the political, social, economic, and environmental conditions and well-being of the people living in a region/state/country are improved.”
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What is Economic Growth? Annual (usually) or sustained increases in output Products Income Revenues Productivity
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Sustainable Development Sustainability: Management of production systems and/or extractive resources in order to satisfy current needs of society without compromising the ability to satisfy the needs of future generations.
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Measuring Economic Growth Gross Domestic Product (GDP)*/Gross National Product
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