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Economic Growth and Development - Inequality and Human Development

Learn about various measures of inequality and approaches to human development from this free online course

Publisher: NPTEL
Economic Growth and Development - Inequality and Human Development is a free online course that will teach you vital aspects of inequality in economic growth and factors of human development. Learn about various measures of inequality, economic security strategies, and alternative approaches to human development. Start this course today and improve your knowledge of the determinants of global economic systems.
Economic Growth and Development - Inequality and Human Development
  • Duration

    4-5 Hours
  • Students

    2,095
  • Accreditation

    CPD

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Certification

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Description

Economic Growth and Development - Inequality and Human Development is a free online course that guides you through vital aspects of global inequality and human development discourse in economic growth and development. This course will help to improve your understanding of the economic security strategies and human development approaches. First, you will be introduced to the principles of inequality measurement, along with the strategies of growth-mediated security and support-led security.

Next, you will study poverty indicators, the Lorenz Curve, and the principles of the Gini coefficient in measuring inequality. Then, you will learn about alternative approaches to human development, human development reports of UNDP, and the core structure of Sen's capability approach. Finally, you will discuss alternative approaches to human development from the components of classical utilitarianism and features of the basic needs approach.

By taking this free online course from Alison, you will gain critical knowledge of global economic controversies and human development strategies. This extensive course will be of interest to students, researchers, economic analysts, and anyone with an interest deciphering in economic models and global economic systems. Enroll for this course today and take your knowledge of economic development and growth to the next level!

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