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The Human Development Index (HDI) in the State-Based and Demic Frameworks

By Martin W. Lewis | August 26, 2011 | 5 Comments
Map Comparing HDI and GDP, State-Based Framework

The Human Development Index (HDI) is the most widely used method of assessing the overall level of human wellbeing across the planet. Today’s post examines HDI rankings in the demic and state-based frameworks. As is the case in regard to GDP measurements, the demic map portrays broad regional patterns of development relatively well, while missing

Per Capita GDP (Nominal) in the Demic and State-Based Frameworks

By Martin W. Lewis | August 23, 2011 | 4 Comments
Degree of Per Capita GDP Change, State-Baseed and Demic Frameworks

Despite such limitations, per capita GDP remains the most common metric of economic development, and it is therefore employed on our first set of maps. For purposes of immediate comparison, the two maps use the same color scheme and divide the data into the same number of categories, based in both cases on

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