Development Gap

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  • Created on: 06-11-16 13:42

Development Gap

  • Birth rate is a good indicator, but death rate is a poor indactor (of development)
  • Single measures have limitations when used on their own- hide extremes in society as they are averages
    • Use several figures- overview of economic + social environments (+living standards)
  • Standard of living and Quality of life are different:-
    • standard of living is about money and how much we earn, but quality of life is one's satisfaction of life as a whole
    • A HIGH STANDARD OF LIVING DOES NOT ALWAYS MEAN A HIGH QUALITY OF LIFE
    • PQLI:- average of literacy rate, life expectancy and infant mortality rate
  • HDI:- average of life…

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