The human development index as a criterion for optimal planning
Merwan Engineer (),
Ian King () and
Indian Growth and Development Review, 2008, vol. 1, issue 2, 172-192
Purpose - The human development index (HDI) and gender-related development index (GDI) have become accepted as leading measures for ranking human well being in different countries. The purpose of this paper is to identify the planning policies that improve these indices and to also suggest modifications to the indices that yield more sensible policies.
Keywords: Human Development Index; Gender; Social welfare policy; Income (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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