International aid trends from a Belgian perspective
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What Does A Successful Country Look Like? -

80 years ago, economist Simon Kuznets introduced GDP to the world, alongside a clear warning against using it to define the wellbeing of people. The Social Progress Index aims to introduce a new measure to complement, not replace, GDP, and measure what truly matters to people.

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What is the connection between religion and birth rate? Hans Rosling Answers

What is the connection between religion and birth rate? Hans Rosling Answers | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it
Hans Rosling brings data alive once again in his latest released TED talk. This time, he organizes countries by religion and compares the average number of children against the per capita income for each country.
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HDI surprisingly similar to GDP/capita

HDI surprisingly similar to GDP/capita | International aid trends from a Belgian perspective | Scoop.it

Human Development Index HDI is advanced as being a better indicator than “GDP per capita” in measuring the progress of Nations. HDI is calculated by UNDP from indicators for health, education and living standard (income/person). The methodology is quite complicated but it well documented http://hdr.undp.org/en/statistics/hdi/

BUT look at a plot of the correlation between HDI and GDP/capita or all countries in Gapminder World www.bit.ly/XxQw0B You will be surprised!

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