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Yahya Z. Alshehhi
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Yahya Z. Alshehhi: Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Debrecen

SEA - Practical Application of Science, 2017, issue 13, 109-125

Abstract: This work aimes to define the concept of human development measured according to United Nations Development Program (UNDP). The paper sheds light on the reality of human development in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) through the evolution of the human development dimensions, which reflects the achievements made in terms of human development by analyzing through nationally and internationally description. The study used comparison and descriptive method. The study found that UAE made a progressive improvement position at national level over time and at international level compared to most developing and developed countries. In term of Gross National Income (GNI)per capita income showed a decline through time series, and a gain in life acceptancy at birth and a mean rate in schooling years.

Keywords: Human development index; Human development indicators; Human development dimensions; Human development components; Human development measurement; UAE (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: O11 O15 O53 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017
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