Human Development Index for Andhra Pradesh
AbstractThe method used to measure Human Development are reviewed in order to measure Human Development Index for rural AP by considering indicators such as economic attainment, longevity and education. The estimates are worked out with and without considering inequalities in economic attainment indicator. IAMR survey data for year 2001 is used for this study. However, for making comparison over time, data and analysis of data undertaken in other study is also used. In other words, primarily for the analysis of data for year 2001, inequalities in all indicators were taken into consideration to measure Human Development using both UNDP and Principal Component Analysis. The comparison of results shows that there has been only marginal improvement in Human development during the 1990s in rural AP considering only inequality in economic indicator using UNDP method. However, the results may differ significantly in case inequalities in all the variables are taken into account and depending upon the methodology used as is demonstrated by analysis of data for year 2001.
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Human Development; Andhra Pradesh; Rural; Human Development Index; UNDP; education; economic attainment; longevity; indicators; Inequalities Adjusted Indicators; Inequality Adjusted Education Indicator; Inequality Adjusted Health Indicator; inflation;
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2009-07-17 (All new papers)
- NEP-DEV-2009-07-17 (Development)
- NEP-HAP-2009-07-17 (Economics of Happiness)
- NEP-HRM-2009-07-17 (Human Capital & Human Resource Management)
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