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Economic Growth and Development - Other Human Development Issues

Study the human development indices, multidimensional poverty, and gender mainstreaming from this free online course.

Economics
Free Course
Economic Growth and Development - Other Human Development Issues is a free online course that will discover vital aspects of human development indicators and multidimensional poverty. Learn about indices for measuring human development and contemporary human development issues such as gender mainstreaming. Begin this course today and improve your knowledge of the factors of global economic systems.
  • Duration

    4-5 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes
  • Publisher

    NPTEL

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Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

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!

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Learning Outcomes

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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