Atlas of global development /

Atlas of global development / International Bank for Reconstruction and Development/The World Bank. - 2nd ed. - Glasgow : Washington, D.C. : Collins ; World Bank, c2009. - 1 atlas (144 p.) : col. ill., col. maps ; 25 cm.

"© ... International Bank for Reconstruction and Development/The World Bank; design © HarperCollins Publishers"--T.p. verso.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classification of economies --
Rich and poor. Measuring income ; Growth an opportunity ; How poor is poor? --
People. Global trends in population --
Education. Education opens doors ; Children at work ; Gender and development --
Health. Children under five, struggling to survive ; Improving the health of mothers ; Communicable diseases: too little progress --
Economy. Structure of the world's economy ; Governance ; Infrastructure for development ; Investment for growth ; The integrating world ; People on the move ; Aid from development ; External debt --
Environment. The urban environment ; Feeding a growing world; A thirsty planet gets thirstier ; Protecting the environment ; Energy security and climate change --
Statistics. Key indicators of development ; Ranking of economies by GNI per capita ; The need for statistics ; Millennium development goals, targets and indicators ; Definitions, sources, notes, and abbreviations.

Summary:
Based upon data from the World Bank's World Development Indicators, this volume provides information on crucial global topics such as poverty, HIV/AIDS, corruption, environmental sustainability, Read more...




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Economic indicators--Maps.
Economic development--Statistics.
Globalization--Statistics.

G1046.E1 / W5 2009

912 / ATL 2009

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