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Perspectives on development (videos)

For some interesting insights and perspectives into development and how data can be used to show how development is taking place across over the world and over time you may want to have a look at these two clips of Hans Rosling professor of global health at Sweden's Karolinska Institute. Follow the links below the videos to open them in a new web window.


Pause for thought

Clearly there are a number of ways of "measuring" development. What criteria could we use to determine whether a particular way of measuring development is effective or not? Talk this through with other people in your class. Is there agreement? If not, why not?