Week 1 CD in class notes
Week 1 CD in class notes INTS 2380
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Week 1 Comparative Development Strategies What is development Political Social and Economical transparency and protection Removing unfreedoms in order to then get freedoms Development is an individual and personal experience Needs longterm results impact sustainability Empowermentgt stagnation Hobbes says there is poor data collection and unreliable research to determine the outcomes of development More localized and personal data is needed Economic indicators 0 GDP per capita all goods produced within a country 0 GNI per capita GDP various income from citizens working abroad Income claimed by noncitizens Noneconomic indicators 0 HDI Human Development Index quality of life educationknowledge standard of life 0 Absolute vs Relative Poverty I Absolute lower than the United Nations Poverty line I Relative Personally lower than the average of country MPI Mulitdimensional Poverty Index Discussion Questions 1 Why do we need multiple indicators of development Certain aspects of development can be measured in one country but not another There are variations of development a country can have an area of development that they reach standard and another area that is falling way behind standard There are multiple factors of development that are not economic so not all development can be measured in quantitive way 2 Why are economic indicators not enough Economic indicators do not give the full picture a nation can have a high average of income but there might be income inequality that leaves much of the population illiterate etc so economic numbers do not always give the full data Human Rights implementation gives clarity to development but cannot always be measured in economic ways 3 What is the difference between social and spatial inequalities Spatial inequalities can be divided in many levels between individuals community regions nations and global Social inequalities tend to envelope more regional and national levels 4 What are some challenges of collecting data on development Quantative data isn t enough and just qualitative data isn t enough for the whole picture of a nation s standard of development Data collection needs to happen on all spatial levels and also be quantative and qualitative