GEOG130 Lecture6_Development

GEOG130 Lecture6_Development - How do you measure...

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How do you measure development? Lecture 6
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Announcements Dial Access Movie: Bomb under the World 52 min. Agriculture Conference Groups Legacy Paper due on 2/15 Test on February 19 th !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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What is development?
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What is development?
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What is development? Development- is defined as significant and measurable economic growth and the emergence of social, economic, and political institutions. Growth- is seen as quantities increase in economic activities, a larger economy and more money. Economic development- encompasses growth, sustainability, equity, and human development
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Indicators of Development Economic indicators of development Gross domestic product per capita Types of jobs Economic activity Consumer goods Social indicators of development Education and literacy Health and welfare Demographic indicators of development Life expectancy – Infant mortality rate Natural increase rate – Crude birth rate
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Human Development Index (HDI) The United Nations uses a weighted statistical formula to compare quality of life among countries called Human Development Index (HDI). It measures purchasing power (GNP) life expectancy, adult literacy, total fertility rate, calorie per intake, crude birth rate and, Crude death rate.
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Human Development Index Fig. 9-1: Developed by the United Nations, the HDI combines several measures of development: life expectancy at birth, adjusted GDP per capita, and knowledge (schooling and literacy).
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Africa Seychelles (35) Libya (58) Mauritius (64) .. Burkina Faso (175) Niger (176) Sierra Leone (177) Asia Japan (9) Israel (22) Hong Kong (SAR) (23) .. Pakistan (142) Yemen (149) East Timor (158) Latin America Barbados (29) Argentina (34) Saint Kitts and Nevis (39) .. Nicaragua (118) Guatemala (121) Haiti (153) Europe Norway (1) Sweden (2) Netherlands (5) .. Romania
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