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World Development Indicators 2001:

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Length: 422 pages17 hours

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Now in its 5th edition, the World Bank's respected statistical reference publication provides a comprehensive view of the world economy. The print edition contains over 80 tables and 600 indicators for 148 economies and 14 country groups, with basic indicators for a further 59 economies. The book contains new tables on social indicators of poverty and global environmental issues. This year's edition retains the basic thematic presentation with six sections covering World View, People, Environment, Economy, States and Markets, and Global Links.World Development Indicators 2001 contains a wealth of information including:* A special graphical report on progress toward International Development Goals.* The most recent data on poverty, education, health, and the environment from around the world.* New data on gender and development drawn from the World Bank's recent policy research report.* New data on the digital divide and how Information Communication Technology is changing the process of development.* New data on the world economy.

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