• The Human Development Index
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    Comparing The Old United Nation's Human Development Index To The New One The United Nations is an international organization established immediately after World War 2 to maintain international peace and security and to achieve cooperation in solving international economic, social, cultural and humanitarian problems. The United Nation's Charter, which is the organization's governing treaty, was first drawn up in 1945 at a meeting held in San Francisco. The principle organs of the United Nations c...
  • Population Developed Countries
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    Advance Bio December 12, 2001 Population So pretty much were fucked. Population growth seems to be uncontrollable. You try to get developing countries out of poverty to control population with a strong economy but that leads too more environmental degradation like cars and pollution. With our population growing the way it is we will well exceed carrying capacity in the next hundred years. The United Nations projects that the global population, currently at 6 billion, will peak at about 10 billio...
  • Migration Lower Developed
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    The need to migrate from lower developed countries to developed countries is generally due largely in part to financial reasons. In most cases, the attractiveness of higher wages in urban environments usually outweighs the inconvenience of being away from family members and becoming acclimated in a new environment. In lower developed countries, under-employment is high and the demand for labor is low. As such the problems arises with rural to urban migration. This migration into urban cities is ...
  • Obstacles Toward Development Developed Countries
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    Obstacles Toward Development In this every day changing world, many of us are living in a comfortable home, have enough food to eat, well clothed, healthy, and financially independent. All these are provided to us because we are living in a well-developed country. Others in the third world nation are not so lucky. They may have no shelter, limited food supply, and unemployed. This is because their country is not welldeveloped like ours. Problems that stop these countries from developing are 1. ...
  • Larry Summers Memo Developed Countries
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    Larry Summer's Memo A controversy exists whether the World Bank should be encouraging migration of dirty industries to less-developed countries. Larry Summer challenges that the World Bank should persuade such a migration. Others contend that these less-developed countries, despite their economic plight, should not be coerced into harboring dirty industries, a position I support. (A 1) In his first argument Summer wants to force a sudden increase in pollution, which would cause an improvement in...
  • Bangladesh Globalization Developed Countries
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    In a debate of global economic practice, it is apparent that two main arguments develop. While some argue that our global economy is self-correcting and eventually all will balance out, others dispute that while some countries continue to climb the global economic ladder of success other less developed nations continue to sink and suffer from poverty, oppression, and economic failure. I personally believe the latter of the two. Such poverty stricken, economic plunders should be provided with som...
  • The Ladder Developing Countries
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    KICKING AWAY THE LADDER There is currently great pressure on developing countries to adopt a set of "good policies" and "good institutions" - such as liberalisation of trade and investment and strong patent law - to foster their economic development. When some developing countries show reluctance in adopting them, the proponents of this recipe often find it difficult to understand these countries's tumidity in not accepting such a tried and tested recipe for development. After all, they argue, t...
  • Developed Countries Country Population World
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    Overpopulation and the Economical Effects Introduction Currently there are more than 6 billion people living in the world and this number is expected to double in a short period of time. Many researchers and theorists feel that the world does not have a carrying capacity for this amount of people. The overpopulation of the world, brings a fear of overcrowding and an apprehension that the resource base will become to low, perhaps even non-existent. In 1900, the world population was 1. 6 billion p...
  • Under Developed Countries Third World
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    According to the modernization theory, Third World countries will have to follow the same path that Western states did earlier if they wish to modernize. (Jackson p. 440) Countries in Africa and Latin America will have to accept the modern ideas about political processes, education, and the economy. Nonetheless, leaders of these undeveloped countries normally followed the idea of authoritarian, which restricted the freedom of people. On the other hand, world institutions are only willing to pro...
  • Richer States Poorer States
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    Richer States Poorer States The Wealthy Economically Developed Countries (EDC's) have established such systems as the International Monetary fund, to ensure economic stability among all countries. The United States led the way in the effort to create what we call today the Bretton Woods System. Named Bretton Woods from the meeting that was held at Bretton Woods, New Hampshire in 1944. Which was attended by 44 countries. The purpose of this meeting was to come up with a system of rules and regul...
  • Global Imbalance In Food Supply
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    Right now, developing countries are starving to death and the developed countries are worried about which type of cheese they should buy. This is called an imbalance in food supply. There's too much food in the developed countries, and not enough in the developing countries. Three quarters of the world's population is inadequately fed and the majority of these live in the developing countries. Massive surpluses exist in Europe and the US. Malnutrition and under nutrition is generally caused by ...
  • Multinational Corporations Human Rights
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    Corporate obligations when operating in Third World countries Moral challenges for business in the United States are difficult enough when you consider the balancing profit interests against the needs of consumers, employees, governments and special interest groups. Multinational corporations mainly refer to large corporations based in Western Europe, North America, and Japan who operate manufacturing and other business facilities in underdeveloped countries. These large global companies exert e...
  • The Gap Between The Rich And The Poor Today
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    The gap between rich and poor in the world today. In the world of 1995, there are still huge differences between rich and poor, developed and less developed countries. But why Who is to blame What can we do about it Many things have been tried out to solve these problems, but does it work It seems bizarre, that we, modern, intelligent people, have not yet succeed to get rid of the differences between DCs (developed countries) and LDCs (less developed countries). We try, don't we Every year, we g...
  • Developed And Developing Countries
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    DEVELOPED, DEVELOPING, AND LEAST DEVELOPED COUNTRIES 1. General definitions Term: Developed countries Definition: Countries with high levels of real national income per head and relatively large tertiary sectors. Term: Developing countries Definition: Countries with low levels of real national income per head and relatively large primary sectors. Term: Less Developed Countries Definition: Countries who are generally characterized by low levels of GDP and income per head. They usually have a heav...
  • Economic Globalization Good Or Bad
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    Globalization is a highly charged issue. It is considered both good and bad, depending on the angle you are looking from. Globalization enables the flow of international information that facilitates trade and investment. The rapid decrease in the cost of telecommunications and transportation made human interaction across countries extremely simple. The international flow of knowledge of management practices and methods of work organization is another benefit of globalization. A major advanta...
  • The Effects Of The Development Of Economic Globalization
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    Globalization, as coined cited in Landau (2001), is! SS internationalization of markets where products are widely traded, capital is mobile, not particularly site-specific, and will move to different location should profits be higher (and secure); consumption patterns in different countries are not mutually exclusive, or at least can be catered to by extending the product range, and prices are sensitive across borders and predominantly set in world (cross border) markets. !" Globalization is rea...
  • Bridging The Digital Divide Wireless Solution
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    Sophie HUANG, Jimmy CHEN Abstract With 6 billion people in the world and only about 800 million telephone lines, access to modern communications service is still a dream for most people. We call this gap as "digital divide? which's between those who have access to the related information technologies in developed countries and those who have not in underdeveloped countries. The digital divide is now an accepted key factor that affects economic, society and knowledge development in both developed...
  • Infant Mortality Rate Expectancy Countries
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    Development and Health 1. Infant mortality: The average number of deaths of children under 1 year of age per 1000 live births. 2. Life expectancy at birth: The average number of years a person born in a particular country might be expected to live. 3. Since medical care has advanced remarkably over the past century, even the less economically developed countries have adequate amount of medical and food supply. Another reason might be the aide from the economically more developed countrie...
  • World Poverty Developed Countries
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    Nowadays, there are lots and lots of people suffering from poverty all over the world. The gap between the rich and the poor is still increasing. Day by day, the rich become richer and richer, while the poor become poorer and poorer. The situation now is very serious. Well, there is a hot wire. In the middle of February, the government of George Bush Junior made a plan that from now on, 50 percent of the money, which World Band would send to the poor countries, would be just direct help instead...
  • Third World Countries Development Economic
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    It can be argued that the concepts of 'third world' and 'development' are interrelated and although each has a distinct definition, they are said to be highly correlated. The term 'third world' became a term used to identify the world's underdeveloped countries and it became quite popular during the 1960 s. Nations categorised as 'third world' countries are usually characterised by being poor and technologically backward although their potential for advancement was not doubted, as they usually p...