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Case Study - Uneven development
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What is development?
Positive change that makes things better
What are the different factors that effect a country's level and speed of development?
Environmental ( natural hazards earthquakes), Economic (trade and debt), Social (access to safe water and education), Political (stable government or civil war)
What is the development gap?
The difference in standards of living between the world's richest and poorest countries
What does HDI stand for?
Human Development Index
What is HDI
A measure of development linking wealth to health and education expressed in values of 0-1 where 1 is the highest Factors that are used to produce HDI are life expectancy at birth, number of years of education, GNI per head
What does LICD stand for?
Low income developing country
What does GNI stand for?
Gross National Income
What is GNI?
GNI is the total value of goods and cervices produced by a country
What does HCI stand for?
High Income Country
Examples of HCI?
North America, Australia, UK and Japan
What does NEE stand for?
Newly Emerging Economy
Examples of NEE?
Brazil, Russia, India, China, Nigeria
How does poor farm land affect development?
If the land in a country is steep or has poor soil then they won't produce a lot of food, has same effects as a poor climate
How does having few raw materials effect development?
Countries without raw materials like coal and oil tend to make less money as they don't have products to sell. This slows down development as they have less money to spend
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