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DeSTRESS Film 8: Developing Index Numbers

Developing Index Numbers: The Human Development Index (19'39")
This film examines how we compare the well-being of people in different societies. It discusses, with examples, the Human Development Index (HDI) and its components.

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  • Greg Harms: Executive Director, Boulder Shelter for the Homeless
  • Rene Brodeur: Director of Programs, Boulder Shelter for the Homeless
  • Gary Becker: Professor of Economics, University of Chicago; Nobel laureate
  • Christel Lundh: Ersta Diakoni Hospital for Homeless People

The DeSTRESS films are presented by Ken Heather of the University of Portsmouth and produced by StreamLearn LLC. Published online in 2011

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