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


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