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Define LEDC.
Less economically developed country.
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Define MEDC.
More economically developed country.
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What do you have to look at to decide whether a country is an MEDC or an LEDC?
The whole countries statistics.
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Give two examples of a development indicator.
Life expectancy, Birth rate, Death rate, GDP per capita, Infant mortality rate, fertility rate, Life expectancy.
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Name the Four employment sectors.
Primary, Secondary, Tertiary and Quaternary.
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Give a disadvantage for using development indicators.
If there is war then this may affect the death rate.
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Give an advantage to using development indicators.
You are able to tell their standard of living through these statistics.
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What does the brandt line show?
The separation of the world into LEDC's and MEDC's.
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What is an anomaly of the brandt line?
Australia.
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Name the two subcatagories of indicator?
Physical and Economic.
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On an HDI map a number closer to 0 means...
The country is less developed.
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On an HDI map a number closer to 1 means...
The country is more developed.
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What is Standard of living to do with?
The things you own. Eg, house, car.
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What is Quality of life to do with?
The way you feel.
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Define NIC.
Newly industrialised country.
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Give an example of a NIC country.
Brazil, Mexico, India.
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Define BRIC.
Collective group acronym for Brazil, Russia, India and china.
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Why are BRIC countries so grouped?
They are all slowly but surely developing into MEDC's from LEDC's.
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What could stop an LEDC's development?
War, Natural hazard, Government becoming corrupt, Epidemic (Eg. Ebola)
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What is the Rostow model?
A graph that shows certain stages in development.
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How does the Rostow model work?
It shows the different development stages along with a measurement of time
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What is aid?
When one country or oganisation gives resources or physical help to another country.
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What is the name given to the country or organisation that gives the help?
The donor.
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What name is given to the country that is recieving said aid?
The recipient.
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What is Bilateral aid?
(Government) Given from one country to another.
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What is multilateral aid?
International organisations.
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What is an NGO?
Non-Governmental organisation.
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Give an example of an NGO.
Amnesty international, Water aid, unicef, Action aid, Redcross, Oxfam.
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