Economic definitions and ways of measuring development are unsatisfactory. A much clearer and more useful picture emerges when wider social factors are included. Assess this view of development and underdevelopment.

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"Economic definitions and ways of measuring development are unsatisfactory. A much clearer and
more useful picture emerges when wider social factors are included". Assess this view of
development and underdevelopment.

1) Introduction
Most definitions of development hang onto the same notion that whatever `development' entails it is a…

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4) GDP (nominal) per capita
This is the GDP per person in a country in a year. You take the GDP of the country and divide it by the
population size.
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+ Using this method is useful as it considers the population size which would otherwise mean…

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8) The Human Development Index (HDI)
One measure of social factors that measure development is the Human Development Index (HDI) which
attempts to include data that looks at social factors like life expectancy and mean years of schooling.
The HDI categorises human development and scores countries between 0…

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