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Alternative ways of assessing human development

Human welfare- Sharia law, based on fulfilment of necessities
Intervention from gov - Political changes e.g. Bolivia alleviate property = economic growth

2

Education benefits

- Helps improve human rights
- 60 million children do not attend primary school, 32 million in Saharan Africa

3

Gender imbalance

Girls make up 54% of non schooled pop
Lack of education = slow social & economic development

4

GDP

Traditional economic measure of development
- Sum of all goods
- Doesn't include informal economy (90% of farmers are individual)

5

Purchasing Power Parity

Measuring purchasing power of different countries over goods and services (comparison of standard of living)

6

Human development index

Health, education and living standards, measure social and economic data
- Life expectancy
- Expected schooling years
- Mean schooling years
- Gross national income per capita

7

Happy planet index

Wellbeing (happiness is subjective)
Life expectancy
Inequality of outcomes
Ecological footprint
Measures happiness and sustainable wellbeing