Essays Tagged: "Human Development Index"

The economic contributions of Nobel Prize winner, Amartya K. Sen.

en and SensibilityA Look at the Welfare Economics of Amartya SenWhatever we understand and enjoy in human products instantly becomes ours. Wherever they might have their origin; Let me feel with unall ... issue of measuring welfare. Sen developed what is called the Sen Index, more commonly known as the Human Development Index (HDI) . The HDI is the standard currently used by the United Nations in meas ...

(11 pages) 185 0 5.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

Human development index.

human development index"the basic purpose of development is to enlarge people's choices. In principl ... c issue. the subsistence level is a socially determined one below which it cannot be considered as ahuman existence. the poverty line is constructed taken into consideration the basic human needs in a ... lised on a much broader concept as the inability to meet the elementary and some eesential needs of human life-the valued goals. thus we have poverty as capability failure. human beings are ultimately ...

(5 pages) 128 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Financing the Mozal Proect - What solution would you recommend to the IFC? How would this strategy help Mozambique? What are some weaknesses of this strategy? What are its outweighing strengths?

privatization program in 1987, there has been a huge increase in peace and political stability. The Human Development Index, all types of risk ratings, FDI, and GDP have all increased, and inflation h ...

(4 pages) 161 1 3.9 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Oil and Progress

gress"The kingdom of heaven runs on righteousness,but the kingdom of earth runs on oil".Progress in human culture has required the use of energy resources. About hundred years ago, the major source of ... iquid and gaseous petroleum. Technology has generally led to a vast use of oil derivatives for most human activities, making civilization vulnerable to decreases in supply. Nowadays, our knowledge is ...

(7 pages) 131 0 4.8 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Freedom From Want

During the 1990's, the United Nations Development Programme's Human Development Index introduced to show life expectancy at birth, literacy and gross domestic pro ... le for the First Peoples; single parent families, poverty and disabilities altogether to object the human rights that they should have under international law. However, the judiciary had been reluctan ... iary had been reluctant to protect those people. Afterwards, there was the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948. At this time, John Humphrey as a director of human rights division of the secr ...

(1 pages) 17 0 1.7 Jun/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Year 11 Economic Analysis of China and Australia, including Economic growth, employment and unemployment, quality of life and role of government.

f LifeChinaLife expectancy - 70.9Adult literacy rate - 90.9HDI - 0.745, ranked 94China's ranking of Human Development Index (HDI) subsequently rises from 104 to 94 in 177 countries in the world.Accord ...

(7 pages) 84 0 5.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Outline and discuss the Australian economy and how it attempts to solve the economic problem

intervention. This results in a higher standard of living, as evident is Australia's ranking in the Human Development Index (4th).The operation that Australia employs in order to solve the economic pr ...

(3 pages) 31 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

'Economic Growth is a Necessary but not Sufficient Condition of Economic Development"

process. It looks into all aspects of growth, taking into account factors like the environment and human needs. Economic growth can only take place in the long run if there is development simultaneou ... bly. Development concerns itself with environmental objectives, which are a healthy environment for humans, rational use of renewable resources and conservation of non-renewable resources, and social ...

(4 pages) 74 0 5.0 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Leading Edge YR 11 Book: Economics. Study Notes for first 6 chapters!

y a nation, divided by its population.The quality of life in an economy is commonly measured by the Human Development Index, which measures income, life expectancy, adult literacy and educational leve ...

(6 pages) 88 0 5.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Australia vs. China: An Economic Comparison

gst people in comparison to the rest of the world. This is measured with a single number called the Human Development Index (HDI). Australia ranks very highly in the HDI achieving 0.957 in 2005 making ... an China's and only time will tell as to whether it will stay that way.BibliographyHamel, J.(2006): Human Development Report 2006., L. (2007): City Faces ...

(6 pages) 48 1 2.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

ATL Case Study

(9 pages) 36 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Topics for Economics Development

the Trinidad and Tobago has grown or developed and including four major development indicators: The Human Development Index (HDI), Human Poverty Index (HPI), Gender-Related Development Index (GDI) and ... our major new indicators of development that should be considered for this country.The first is the Human Development Index (HDI). The HDI provides a composite measure of three dimensions of human dev ...

(4 pages) 31 0 0.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Economic Growth and Development

frastructureConsidered when measuring deveopmentNot considered when measuring growthMeasurementHDI (Human Development Index) and Quality of life index% change in national income2)Explain the following ... s GDP helping economists make useful comparisons of a nation’s output over a periods of time.d.Human Development Index (HDI)The Human Development Index (HDI) is the normalized measure of life exp ...

(5 pages) 87 0 5.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The Impact of Globalisation on Japan

represents perfect inequality and 0 perfect equality. Japan is also 9th out of 177 countries on the Human Development Index (HDI).Generally, and in the past, Globalisation has aided Japan in achieving ... y long-term economic strength. However many citizens are displeased as they are seen as taking away human jobs. Globalisation has had both negative and positive impacts on Japan's labour market. It po ...

(7 pages) 37 0 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Public Education in America

tion for Rich?The United States of America has been ranked 12 according to the United Nation's 2008 human development index report in committing towards education by public spending. According the U.S ...

(8 pages) 108 1 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Australia and China

gst people in comparison to the rest of the world. This is measured with a single number called the Human Development Index (HDI). Australia ranks very highly in the HDI achieving 0.957 in 2005 making ...

(6 pages) 15 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Measuring Sustainable Development

due to the fact that indicators have been set up that try to measure sustainable development.The UN Human Development Index (HDI) was one indicator that was set up in 1990 through the United Nations D ... s, such as the Gross Development Product (GDP). Furthermore, the UNDP saw HDI as simple measure for human development, therefore, leading to bigger solutions in human development issues. Also, there w ...

(4 pages) 25 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Human Development Index and Millennium Development Goals examplified by Mexico

enPaperbyTobias SäbelIn the course of studyISGMIn the subject of studyInternational Business IIHuman Development Index and Millennium Development GoalsExemplified by MexicoProf. : Mechthild Schro ... opment Goals 21.1 Characteristics and function of the MDGs 21.2 Mexico on the way to the MDGs 2015 4Human Development Index 72.1 Features and purpose of the HDI 72.2 Development and Outlook of Mexico' ...

(13 pages) 7 0 0.0 Dec/2011

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Discuss the relative merits of GDP per capita and the HDI as alternative measures of the standard of living in different countries.

tandard of living in different countries is that it is a composite indicator and it recognises that human development, and consequently living standards, depends on resources, knowledge and health and ... ources. The HDI may therefore be considered as a better measure of living standards when looking at human development as a means of determining the standard of living within a country.The HDI also sho ...

(4 pages) 5 0 0.0 Apr/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Rates & Indexes

Voices of Women In Haiti

nity. "Haiti is one of the poorest countries on earth - it ranks 148 out of 179 countries on UNDP's Human Development Index, is struggling to recover from years of violence, insecurity and instability ...

(9 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers