Human Development: Concept and Measurement

Growth and Human Development in North-East India, Nayak, P., ed., pp.19-23, Oxford University Press, 2009

15 Pages Posted: 7 Jan 2008 Last revised: 8 Jun 2017

Date Written: January 7, 2008

Abstract

The human development approach to development and growth as proposed by UNDP in 1990 is a widely accepted approach all over world. This paper in this connection is an attempt to describe in details about evolution of the concept of human development, its emergence as an approach to development and the methodological issues on its measurement. It provides an account of various changes in the methods of measurement brought out by UNDP, the Planning Commission, Government of India and the individual researchers at different points of time since 1990.

Keywords: Human development, HDI

JEL Classification: O1, O4

Suggested Citation

Nayak, Purusottam, Human Development: Concept and Measurement (January 7, 2008). Growth and Human Development in North-East India, Nayak, P., ed., pp.19-23, Oxford University Press, 2009. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1081274

Purusottam Nayak (Contact Author)

North-Eastern Hill University ( email )

Department of Economics
Shillong, Meghalaya 793022
India
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HOME PAGE: http://pnayak.webs.com/

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