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studies the impact of economic activities on the landscape and investigates reasons behind the locations of economic activities
the process of improving the material conditions of people through diffusion of knowledge and technology
rapid economic and political change that transformed the country into a stable nation with democratizing political institutions, a growing economy, and an expanding web of nongovernmental institutions
capitalist world economy
a global economic system that is based on high-income nations with market economies
Human development index
created by the United Nation; recognizes that a country's development is a factor of economic, social, and demographic factors
Gender Empowerment Measure
compares that ability of women and men to participate in economic and political decision making
: invest and operates in countries other than the one in which its headquarters are located
products are made and traded according to standards that protect workers and small businesses in LDCs
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