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Index of Human Development: Measurement Problems at the National and World Levels


  • Sarychev Volodymyr I.

    () (Dnipropetrovsk National University named after O. Gonchar)

  • Yelisieieva Hanna Yu.

    () (Dnipropetrovsk National University named after O. Gonchar)


The article analyses main modern approaches to measurement of the index of human development at the world level by the UN Development Programme and at the national level in Ukraine. It identifies main components and stages of formation of national methods of measurement of the index of regional human development and also advantages of its renovated modern variant against the background of fighting poverty, analyses key directions of human development, which reflect main possibilities in ensuring the process of life, generalises the "living standard" category definition by works of domestic and foreign scientists, analyses dynamics of indicators of the index of human development of Ukraine for the period 2007 - 2012 and explains main reasons of drop of ratings of Ukraine in the world and conducts comparative analysis of tendencies of changes of the index of human development of Ukrainian regions in recent years.

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  • Sarychev Volodymyr I. & Yelisieieva Hanna Yu., 2014. "Index of Human Development: Measurement Problems at the National and World Levels," Business Inform, RESEARCH CENTRE FOR INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT PROBLEMS of NAS (KHARKIV, UKRAINE), Kharkiv National University of Economics, issue 2, pages 220-227.
  • Handle: RePEc:idp:bizinf:y:2014:i:2:p:220_227

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