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Human development index


Gender pay gap

80% of UK companies and public sectors organisations pay women less than men.

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The HDI is a measure of development using an index which includes three main sections (called dimensions) with separate indicators feeding into three separate indices, which are equally weighted in the final HDI index:

A long and health life

Life expectancy at birth

Which helps create the life expectancy index


Expected years in schooling

Mean years in schooling

Which creates an education index

A decent standard of living;

Gross national income (GNI) per capita

Which gives the GNI index

The final HDI index ranges from 0 - 1.

Top 20 countries according to the HDI


WTO rules

What exactly is the 'most favoured nation' rule?

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Model agencies collude to fix rates

Regulators find leading model agencies guilty of price fixing.

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Customs unions

Costs and benefits of customs unions.

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Savings ratio

Savings ratio falls to lowest level on record.

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