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This week you will revise global variations in economic development (as part of The Changing Economic World unit). It would help if you covered the following:
- Different ways of classifying parts of the world according to their level of economic development and quality of life.
- What does world development look like?
- Social measures of development and their limitations birth and death rates, infant mortality, life expectancy, people per doctor, literacy rates, access to safe water,
- Economic measures of development and their limitation gross national income (GNI) per head,
- Human development index
- Link between stages of the Demographic Transition Model and the level of development.
- Causes of uneven development: physical, economic and historical.
- Consequences of uneven development: disparities in wealth and health, international migration.
- An overview of the strategies used to reduce the development gap: investment, industrial development and tourism, aid, using intermediate technology, fairtrade, debt relief, microfinance loans.
- An example of how the growth of tourism in an LIC or NEE helps to reduce the development gap – Jamaica | Tunisia
Use one of the four strategies below to revise these areas.
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Complete the revision quizzes covering urbanisation and urban issues and challenges in a city in the UK you have studied (you completed revision activities on this area last week!). If you studied London, quizzes will be arriving here shortly.