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Uneven Development and Global Poverty

Lecture no. 12 from the course: Understanding Cultural and Human Geography

Uneven Development and Global Poverty

Taught by Professor Paul Robbins | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

Turn from the history of economic activity and development to the field of “national income accounting.” You’ll map the distribution of global wealth using such measures as gross domestic product, the human development index, the corruption perception index, and the geography of debt. Find out why uneven economic development persists.

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