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Indices & Data | Human Development Reports (HDR) | United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

The Human Development Report (HDR) was first launched in 1990 with the single goal of putting people back at the center of the development process in terms of economic debate, policy and advocacy.
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What is "Gross National Happiness" ? Explained by Morten Sondergaard

What is "Gross National Happiness" explained in 3 min - Inspired by GNHFund.com - Created by MortenSondergaard.com
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Nic Marks: The Happy Planet Index

http://www.ted.com Statistician Nic Marks asks why we measure a nation's success by its productivity -- instead of by the happiness and well-being of its peo...
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Nick Marks presents and alternative measure for the standard of living

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Triple dip on the menu? - Channel 4 News

Triple dip on the menu? - Channel 4 News | AQA ECON2 and ECON4 GDP | Scoop.it
The UK economy contracted by 0.3 per cent in the final quarter of 2012, according to official figures, increasing the likelihood of an unprecedented triple-dip recession.
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Channel 4 News 25th Jan 2013 after GDP of -0.3%  for Q4 2012 was announced .

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UK economy shrank at end of 2012

UK economy shrank at end of 2012 | AQA ECON2 and ECON4 GDP | Scoop.it
The UK economy shrank by 0.3% in the last three months of 2012, further fuelling fears that the economy could re-enter recession.
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Recession Ends Amid Olympic Games Boost

Recession Ends Amid Olympic Games Boost | AQA ECON2 and ECON4 GDP | Scoop.it
There was a better than expected return to growth for the UK economy in the third quarter of 1% - helped by London 2012.
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GDP figures for 2012 Q3. This figure was later downgraded to 0.9%

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India lowers growth forecast to 5%

India lowers growth forecast to 5% | AQA ECON2 and ECON4 GDP | Scoop.it
India lowers its growth forecast for the second time in two weeks, underlining the challenges it faces in reviving its sluggish economy.
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Robert F. Kennedy challenges Gross Domestic Product

Forty years ago, Robert F. Kennedy challenged the basic way we measure progress and well-being in America. Today, the Glaser Progress Foundation is raising t...
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UK GDP Falls By 0.3% In Last Quarter

UK GDP Falls By 0.3% In Last Quarter | AQA ECON2 and ECON4 GDP | Scoop.it
GDP falls by 0.3% in the fourth quarter, leaving year-on-year economic growth flat and fears of a looming triple-dip recession.
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Recessions compared: how does Britain's GDP compare to every recession since 1930?

Recessions compared: how does Britain's GDP compare to every recession since 1930? | AQA ECON2 and ECON4 GDP | Scoop.it
Exactly how bad is Britain's recovery from recession - and how much worse is it than the Great Depression of 1930?
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This interactive graph shows by what % GDP was lower each month from the beginning of the recession. For example the value of GDP today is still over 3% less than it was since the beginning of the recession in 2008 (59months later).

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GDP Boosted By Olympics But Outlook Gloomy

GDP Boosted By Olympics But Outlook Gloomy | AQA ECON2 and ECON4 GDP | Scoop.it
Figures for the UK economy are expected to show growth but experts warn the recovery looks "fragile and feeble".
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The video explains how GDP is calculated together with suggestions why it is not a good indicator of the UK economy

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