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The Human Development Index in Africa and Across the World

By Martin W. Lewis | November 18, 2010 | 2 Comments

The increasingly standard way to measure development is through the Human Development Index (HDI), a composite statistical tool devised by the United Nations Development Program. The HDI measures wealth and wellbeing across three axes: life expectancy, education, and income. The individual components are themselves involved; “education levels,” for example, are pegged according to a

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