Geography - Development Dilemmas - Measuring Development

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What is Gross Domestic Product?
Total income of a country divided by its population.
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What are the disadvantages of GDP?
Covers gaps between rich and poor.
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What are the advantages of GDP?
It is available for every country with economic structure.
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What is Human Development Index?
A scale combining life expectancy, income and education.
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What are the disadvantages of HDI?
Some data is not available.
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What are the advantages of HDI?
Covers social and economic factors.
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