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08 Avril 2014
March 20, the 3rd UN International Day of Happiness, marked a flurry of activity and articles around the world on the importance of happiness – or subjective wellbeing – to individuals, businesses and policy-makers. So we thought it was timely to use this second HDIalogue post to look at why a better understanding of happiness is important for...
19 Mars 2014
Few, if any, statistical constructs have had a greater influence on the modern world than Gross Domestic Product (GDP). And 2014 marks the eightieth anniversary of its creation. As every economist knows, GDP summarizes total economic activity. It was developed by Simon Kuznets, a Russian-American economist and statistician, as a way to better...
19 Mars 2014
No country has achieved gender equality in human development, irrespective of the dimensions that one looks at. In 2010, the Human Development Report (HDR) introduced the Gender Inequality Index to highlight how limited attention to key issues like maternal deaths, adolescent births and limited female participation in higher education, the labour...
19 Mars 2014
Pocas construcciones estadísticas, o quizás ninguna, han tenido mayor influencia en el mundo moderno como el Producto Interno Bruto (PIB). Este año se cumplen ochenta años desde su creación. Como todos los economistas saben, el PIB resume la actividad económica total. Fue desarrollado por Simon Kuznets, un economista y estadístico ruso-...
19 Mars 2014
Few, if any, statistical constructs have had a greater influence on the modern world than Gross Domestic Product (GDP). And 2014 marks the eightieth anniversary of its creation. As every economist knows, GDP summarizes total economic activity. It was developed by Simon Kuznets, a Russian-American economist and statistician, as a way to better...
10 Mars 2014
HDRO’s third conference on measuring human progress brought together some fifty participants from a range of sectors, including both the users and producers of statistical indicators, to discuss three broad questions: How can experience in measuring human development help inform the selection of indicators for the Post-2015 development framework?...
05 Mars 2014
The Human Development Report Office was delighted to see six outstanding human development reports receive awards for excellence on 4 March. The ceremony, at the global management meeting in New York, saw Helen Clark and Khalid Malik present trophies for the winning reports in front of several hundred senior UNDP staff. The awards publicly...