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Human Well-being: Issues, Concepts and Measures

  • Mark McGillivray
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Part of the Studies in Development Economics and Policy book series (SDEP)

Abstract

National governments, civil society organizations and international agencies have for many years assembled and reported data on achieved human wellbeing, be it for individuals, families, regions or countries. Human well-being achievement at the level of countries receives special attention. It is now commonplace for international agencies, such as the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the World Bank, to publish annual reports that rank countries according to various well-being or well-being related indicators.

Keywords

Gross Domestic Product Human Development Index Purchase Power Parity Gross National Product Gross National Income 
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