Unit 4.8: Measuring development

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Unit 4.8: Measuring development

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Assessment map

This page provides a map of the various assessments included in the unit, including short answers responses, case studies and areas for discussion.Syllabus area: The multidimensional nature of economic...

Measuring development

How do we distinguish between low, middle and high income nations? Should we simply use GDP / GNI per capita as a measure? A comparison of single index and composite index measurements.Lesson time:...

Economic development

This lesson introduces the development economics course and focuses on the distinction between economic growth and development. Furthermore, that while both concepts often go hand in hand, they are different...

Unit 4.7-4.8: Review sheet

I have included this page, which contains a PDF handout as a simple revision exercise. I find that many IB students get a degree of comfort from these short summary handouts.The review sheet is available...

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