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View Resource Human Development Report 1997

The United Nations Development Programme's Human Development Report Office provides two useful selections from its Human Development Report 1997. Overview of HDR 1997 is a detailed summary of the contents of the report, discussing world poverty and a six point strategy for poverty reduction. HDR 1997 Rankings contain Human Development Index, Gender-Related Development Index and Gender Empowerment...

http://hdr.undp.org/en/reports/global/hdr2007-8/news/latinam...
View Resource Human Development Report

Released on Monday July 12, the tenth edition of the United Nation Development Programme's (UNDP) Human Development Report has garnered considerable attention from the international press all week. The report ranks 174 countries on quality of life indicators such as life expectancy, wealth, and literacy, ranking Canada at the top and Sierra Leone at the bottom. The report pays particular attention...

http://hdr.undp.org/en/reports/global/1999/en/default.cfm
View Resource Human Development Report 2001

Released on July 10, the latest edition of the United Nation Development Programme's (UNDP) Human Development Report ranks 162 countries on quality-of-life indicators such as life expectancy, wealth, and literacy. It also includes analysis of the progress of countries towards meeting international development targets as well as assessing the technology achievements of 72 countries. This year,...

http://hdr.undp.org/en/content/human-development-report-2001
View Resource The Forbes 400

In another dog-bites-man story, Bill Gates once again tops Fortune's Richest 400 list this year. The list, released last week, has a couple of new features this year. Visitors can see how many thousands of millions America's wealthiest lost between August 27, 2001 and September 24, 2001 (Bill Gates: 7,200 million). Interactive maps show national distribution of the richest Americans. Users must...

https://www.forbes.com/2001/09/27/400.html