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Development(1) - Development v More Developed Countries...

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4/12/11 Development v More Developed Countries (MDCs) v 20% population – 83% of world’s resources v Less Developed Countries (LDCs) v 80% population – 17% resources v Development process of increasing production, income and therefore
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4/12/11 Human Development v HDI – Human Development Index v Economic factors – GDP/capita v Social factors – literacy rate and years of education v Demographic factors – life expectancy v Nine principal cultural regions v Anglo America, Western Europe and Eastern Europe – MDCs
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4/12/11 Gender and Development v Gender Development Index v HDI adjusted for gender v Highest – Lowest v Gap is much larger in LDCs v Gender Empowerment Measure v Economic power – income and professional jobs v Political power – managerial and elected
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4/12/11 Economic Indicators v Per capita Income v GDP/population – High – Low - US v Economic Structure v Primary, Secondary and Tertiary – ratio shifts as countries develop v Productivity
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