Economic Growth and Development - Other Human Development Issues
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Economic Growth and Development - Other Human Development Issues is a free online course that teaches you vital aspects of the multidimensional poverty and human development discourse in economic growth and development. This course will help to improve your understanding of the gender development discourse and human development indices. First, you will be introduced to the different indices computed by the Human Development Report and the dimensions and indicators of human development.
Next, you will study the evolution of the Human Development Index indicators and computations since 1990. You will also discuss other human development indices such as the GDI, GEM, and HPI. Then, you will learn about calculating the Multidimensional Poverty Index, and the dimensions and indicators of poverty. You will also examine the shift from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Finally, you will discuss gender inequality, the evolution and principles of gender mainstreaming, and gender budgeting.
By taking this free online course from Alison, you will gain in-depth understanding of global economic controversies and the human development discourse. This detailed course will be of interest to students, researchers, economic analysts, and anyone with an interest deciphering in economic models and global inequalities. Enroll for this course today and give your knowledge of economic development and growth a boost!Start Course Now
Measuring Human Development
Measuring Human Development - Learning Outcomes
Introduction to Measuring Human Development
Evolution of the Human Development Index
Other Human Development Indices
Measuring Human Development - Lesson Summary
The Human Development Discourse
The Human Development Discourse - Learning Outcomes
Multidimensional Poverty, MDGs, and SDGs
Gender Mainstreaming and Gender Budgeting
The Human Development Discourse - Lesson Summary
Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:
- Recall different indices computed by the Human Development Report
- Outline the dimensions and indicators of human development
- Discuss the evolution of the Human Development Index (HDI) since 1990
- Identify the sources of gender development data
- Describe the variants of the Human Poverty Index (HPI) in measuring human development
- Recall the dimensions and indicators of poverty
- Analyze the use of the Multidimensional Poverty Index in policymaking and grouping of countries
- Examine the shift from Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
- Outline the principles of gender mainstreaming
- Explain the importance of gender budgeting in human development
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