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The Human Development Index and the Pace of African Progress

By Martin W. Lewis | November 19, 2010 |

On November 17, Gregg Easterbrook hailed the 2010 U.N. Human Development Report as “one of the world’s most significant documents,” highlighting its finding that the gap between the wealthy and poor countries is shrinking. “The South catches up,” responded blogger Andrew Sullivan approvingly. In overall terms, the authors announced, the poor world is indeed

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