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Human Development: Beyond the Human Development Index.

Abstract:

The well-known Human Development Index (HDI) encompasses only three rather basic aspects of human welfare. This paper aims to go beyond this, by identifying 11 categories of human development. We next propose plausible candidates as indicators of these categories. We then estimate correlations among the indicators within each category, discarding those that are highly correlated with others. This left 39 indicators to encompass the categories. Of these, eight indicators are highly correlated ...

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Journal:
Journal of Human Development
Volume:
7
Publication date:
2006-01-01
URN:
uuid:2c8f3f9b-bd36-4231-94c0-44d8a7c5430b
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:10984
Language:
English

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