Latest Human Development Index Stories

2011-05-19 07:44:00

LOS ANGELES, May 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It's no surprise that some residents of the L.A. area are thriving, while others are merely surviving.

2011-05-18 00:01:31

New data visualization tools let web users map and chart the latest HDI trends and figures for all UN member-states. United Nations (PRWEB) May 17, 2011 In a move to provide greater global access to key human development indicators for all countries, Google’s innovative Public Data Explorer will now feature the latest Human Development Index (HDI) figures and direct links to the extensive Human Development Report database of international development statistics.

2011-05-17 02:01:00

LOS ANGELES, SAN FRANCISCO and SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Human Development Project released today the latest work in its Measure of America series, A Portrait of California, the first-ever California Human Development Report, which explores well-being and access to opportunity across the Golden State.

2011-04-13 07:00:00

NEW YORK, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It's time to dismiss the notion of disengaged youth.

2011-04-04 13:32:00

WASHINGTON, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Airline passengers are experiencing better performance by the airlines, even though it may cost more to fly.

2011-03-16 08:06:00

NEW YORK, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- What can be learned from other countries to develop a more effective educational system for one's own country? That critical question will be addressed by U.S.

2010-11-10 05:00:00

NEW YORK and WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Human Development Project, a nonpartisan initiative that seeks to move beyond an overreliance in the U.S. on GDP as a measure of well-being, today released The Measure of America 2010-2011: Mapping Risks and Resilience.

2010-05-04 09:20:00

A charity group’s list has placed the United States at a meager 28th place on a list of the best countries in the world to be a mother, being shown up by many smaller and more underdeveloped countries.

2009-08-06 06:20:00

The idea that the richer the country, the lower its birthrate, is no longer accurate when countries sail past a certain amount of development.

2005-08-26 14:30:38

By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) - Norway will top a 2005 U.N. ranking as the best country to live in for the fifth year in a row, the head of the U.N. Development Program (UNDP) said on Friday.

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