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La verdadera riqueza de las naciones. Comentario al Informe sobre Desarrollo Humano 2010

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  • Guillermo Perry Rubio


  • Adriana Sabogal Moreno


Para celebrar el vigésimo aniversario del Informesobre Desarrollo Humano, el Programa de lasNaciones Unidas para el Desarrollo (PNUD) acabade publicar una edición especial en la que se ofreceuna panorámica del desarrollo humano en el mundo,en las dos décadas pasadas, y se presenta unaserie de nuevos índices. Es un informe que vale lapena leer, pues si bien la metodología de cálculodel Índice de Desarrollo Humano ha sido objetode críticas fundadas, su comportamiento en estasdos décadas revela tendencias del mayor interéspara quienes creemos que el desarrollo económicotiene como único propósito el mejoramientode las condiciones de vida de toda la población.Esta nota comienza por discutir esas tendencias,luego examina los nuevos índices y presenta unasconsideraciones y sugerencias metodológicas paralos informes futuros.

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Article provided by FEDESARROLLO in its journal COYUNTURA ECONÓMICA.

Volume (Year): (2010)
Issue (Month): (December)

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Handle: RePEc:col:000438:009391
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