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Sec3 - Core Periphery Part 3


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Sec3 - Core Periphery Part 3

  1. 1. Core-periphery
  2. 2. <ul><li>Can you list down some of the characteristics of core and periphery countries? </li></ul>
  3. 16. Relationship between core & periphery countries
  4. 17. Human Development Index <ul><li>HDI is an index used by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to measure the level of development in a country. </li></ul>
  5. 18. <ul><li>Human Development Index (HDI)-used by United Nation Development Programme </li></ul><ul><li>Economic well-being </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Employment structure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Primary, secondary or tertiary industries </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Health standard </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Life expectancy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Infant mortality rate </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Education standard </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Literacy rate </li></ul></ul>
  6. 19. Classification 0.800-1.000 0.500-0.799 0.499 and below HDI High Medium Low
  7. 20. <ul><li>Limitation of the HDI </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It is accurate for DCs as compare to LDCs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In DCs, data can be collected easily as compare to the rural countryside of LDCs. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some LDCs economy relies on informal trading, only estimates can be used to calculate the income of the people there. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Therefore the HDI does not provide a complete accurate assessment of the level of development. </li></ul></ul>