Economic Growth and Development-Human Development Index (IEcoS (Economic Services) Economics Paper-2): Questions 1 - 3 of 3

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Question number: 1

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Appeared in Year: 2018

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Discuss the importance of inequality adjusted human development index (IHDI) and gender inequality index (GII) in connection with the status of overall HDI.

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  • The Human Development Index (HDI) measures the average achievements in a country in three basic dimensions of human development: a long and healthy life, access to knowledge and a decent standard of living.

  • The Inequality-adjusted Human Development Index (IHDI) adjusts the Human Development Index (HDI) for inequality in distribution of each

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Question number: 2

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Appeared in Year: 2017

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Critically discuss the concept of Human development index related to growth and welfare.

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  • Since 1990, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has been publishing every year a Human Development Report.

    • The report, besides discussing various aspects of human development, has been ranking various countries according to the level of human development index. HDI is an equi-weighted average of:

    • Life Expectancy Index (LEI)

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Question number: 3

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Appeared in Year: 2017

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Critically discuss the concept of PQLI and HPI related to growth and welfare.

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  • PQLI: David Morris tried to look for those indicators, which were the results of the development efforts.

    • Out of hundred and odd indicators, he could find only three which could have universal appeal as ends in themselves and meet the criteria laid down.

    • These are: Life Expectancy (LE), Infant Mortality (IM) and Basic literacy (BL). He

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