AP Human Geography Chapter 9

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Human Development Index (HDI)
 
Indicator of level of development for each country, constructed by United Nations, combining...
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gross domestic product (GDP)
 
value of the total output of goods and services produced in a country, normally during...
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primary sector
 
the portion of the economy concerned with the direct extraction of materials from Earth's surface,...
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secondary sector
 
the portion of the economy concerned with manufacturing useful products through processing,...
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tertiary sector
 
the portion of the economy concerned with transportation, communication, and utilities, sometimes...
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productivity
 
the value of a particular product compared to the amount of labor needed to make it
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value added
 
the gross value of the product minus the costs of raw materials and energy
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literacy rate
 
percentage of a country's people who can read and write
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Gender-Related Development Index (GDI)
 
compares the level of development of women with that of both sexes
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Gender Empowerment Measure (GDM)
 
compares the ability of women and men to participate in economic and political decision making
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structural adjustment program
 
economic policies imposed on less developed countries by international agencies to create conditions...
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fair trade
 
alternative to international trade that emphasizes small businesses and worker owned and democratically...


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