Writing Assignment-4

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Writing Assignment #4 For this assignment, you will build your own measure of economic well being. You will do so by going to the website for the United Nations Human Development Index ( http://hdrstats.undp.org/en//buildtables/ - it seems to work now!). You will then choose three countries and no fewer than three indicators. You should then devise an index using these indicators. Alternatively, you can 1. Go to http://hdrstats.undp.org 2. Click on “Getting and Using Data” 3. If you cannot “Build Your Own Table,” then you can either a) Click on “Data by Country” for your countries and select your indicators by hand OR b) Click on “Data by Indicator” and select your countries by hand For example, you could 1) Choose the countries (e.g., Argentina, Armenia, and Australia) 2) Choose the indicators (e.g., poverty rate, adult literacy rate, and life expectancy) 2) Formulate an index. This involves a) Putting the above numbers on a comparable scale. To do this, I recommend doing the following:
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2011 for the course ECON 1101 taught by Professor Rappoport during the Fall '08 term at Temple.

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