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Published on 13/08/07 by e.maps The Human Development Index (HDI) provides a composite measure of three dimensions of human development: living a long and healthy life (measured by life expectancy), being educated (measured by adult literacy and enrolment at the primary, secondary and tertiary level) and having a decent standard of living (measured by purchasing power parity, PPP, income).
Many economists, environmentalists, and citizens have recently criticized the gross national product . The criticism stems from the fact that this measurement of national product does not account for environmental degradation and resource depletion .
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I came across this lecture — What Is The Wealth Of A Nation?
General Progress Indicator , or GPI, is an index of national progress which rethinks economic indicators "such as people in poverty receive government funding on a larger scale causes the nation's GPI to rise and then dropping in GPI when the nation's poor take in a smaller contribution to the nation's wealth (Turk & Bensen, 2011).
An in-depth report for policy makers shows that Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariff policies (REFiT) are the most promising mechanism to unlock the renewable energy development in Africa.
Politicians always make promises to help children and young people to flourish. But do they match their commitment with sound policies?
1 Enhancing Quality of Life (QOL) has long been a major explicit or implicit life-style and policy goal for individuals, communities, nations, and the world (Schuessler and Fisher, 1985; Sen 1985).