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Human development Index: Methodology and Measurement

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  • Sudhir Anand and Amartya Sen
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    Paper provided by Human Development Report Office (HDRO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in its series Human Development Occasional Papers (1992-2007) with number HDOCPA-1994-02.

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    Length: 25 pages
    Date of creation: Jun 1994
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    Publication status: Published as background research for the 1994 Human Development Report.
    Handle: RePEc:hdr:hdocpa:hdocpa-1994-02

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