Limitations of economic and social measures of development

In this lesson, we will learn about the weaknesses of a range of economic and social measures of development, and how they are calculated. We will also look at an alternative, the human development index, a composite indicator that combines both economic and social measures.

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Q1.GNI per capita is...

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Q3.Social indicators measure quality of life. Quality of life is...

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Q4.Which of the following is not a social indicator of development?

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Q5.Which of the following is most likely for a HIC?

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.GNI per capita is...

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Q2.GNI per capita is:

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Q3.Social indicators measure quality of life. Quality of life is...

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Q4.Which of the following is not a social indicator of development?

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Q5.Which of the following is most likely for a HIC?

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Limitations of economic and social measures of development. Quiz

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Q1.GNI per capita does not include...

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Q2.Literacy rates are given as...

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Q3.Death rates are...

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Q4.The human development index (HDI) combines...

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Q5.A HDI score of 0.4 demonstrates...

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Limitations of economic and social measures of development. Quiz

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Q1.GNI per capita does not include...

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Q2.Literacy rates are given as...

2/5

Q3.Death rates are...

3/5

Q4.The human development index (HDI) combines...

4/5

Q5.A HDI score of 0.4 demonstrates...

5/5

Lesson summary: Limitations of economic and social measures of development

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