Contrasts in World Development

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What does GNP stand for? And why can GNP be a problem in measuring development?
Gross national Product. GNP is based on averages, so hides the existence of widespread poverty
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name 3 economic Indicators of development
GNP per capita, Primary Employment, Trade,
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Name 3 social Indicators
Any of following; Birth rate, Literacy rate, Life expectancy, People per doctor
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What can be a problem with using indicators to measure development?
Any of following; Information obtained from census or servey may not be accurate, Some social indicators are directly related to wealth, Use of separate indicators can disguise variations
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Give an example of a Composite Indicator
Any of following: HDI, HPI, Gender related Index
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name 3 economic Indicators of development

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GNP per capita, Primary Employment, Trade,

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Name 3 social Indicators

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What can be a problem with using indicators to measure development?

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Give an example of a Composite Indicator

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