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1 9uMbE-BY&feature=player_embedded Could the fact that China won the most gold medals at the 2008 Beijing Olympics be an indicator that China is the most developed country in the world? Medals Tables: pment/development_indicators.htm

2 Measuring Development

3 By the end of this lesson you will: Be able to recall different ways development can measuredBe able to recall different ways development can measured Rank the different ways of measuring development in order of effectiveness. Rank the different ways of measuring development in order of effectiveness. Appreciate that measuring development is not always straight forward. Appreciate that measuring development is not always straight forward. Why learn about this?

4 How can development be measured? Task: Brainstorm 10 ways in which you could measure development Extension: Which do you think is the most common measure of development- why?

5 How can development be measured? Task: 1.Complete card sort of measures of development. 2.Rank cards in order of importance.

6 What is the difference between GDP and Gross National Product (GNP)? When the value of income from abroad is included - what domestic companies earn abroad, minus what foreign companies earn here and send overseas - then the GDP becomes the Gross National Product (GNP). This is particularly important for economies with large traded sectors, which includes many developing countries.

7 An Index of Development

8 Lesson Recap: Be able to recall different ways development can measuredBe able to recall different ways development can measured Rank the different ways of measuring development in order of effectiveness.Rank the different ways of measuring development in order of effectiveness. Appreciate that measuring development is not always straight forward. Appreciate that measuring development is not always straight forward.


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