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Disparities in Wealth and Development

SYLLABUS REQUIREMENTS

measurements of regional and global disparities

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Define indices of infant mortality, education, nutrition, income, marginalization, human development index (HDI). Explain the value of the indices in measuring disparities across the globe.
3 hours

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origin of disparities

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Explain disparities and inequities that occur within countries resulting from ethnicity, residence, parental education, income, employment (formal and informal), and land ownership.
3 hours

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disparities and change

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Identify and explain the changing patterns and trends of regional and global disparities of life expectancy, education and income.
Examine the progress made in meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in poverty reduction, education and health.

5 hours

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reducing disparities

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Discuss the different ways in which disparities can be reduced with an emphasis on trade and market access, debt-relief, aid and remittances.
Evaluate the effectiveness of strategies designed to reduce disparities.

5 hours

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