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  • Measuring the Changing Condition of the World's Poor: The Physical Quality of Life Index (1960-1990)
    Morris, Morris David
    (1996, Thomas J Watson Jr Institute For International Studies)
    this article can be downloaded from http://www.brown.edu/Departments/Watson_Institute/Publications/OP/CCSD_WP2324.pdf. be warned that it is about 125 A4 pages long, ie big.

  • Human Development Report 1997 United Nations Development Programme
    (pbk, 1997, OUP, 0195119975)
    $19.95
    [amazon.com] [this issue no longer available from amazon.co.uk]
    each year this report has a theme. this 1997 edition contains a useful analysis of the place of the state.

    Several of the entries in this section are updated regularly, check with your library or bookshop for the latest edition.

    2002 edition available at here. The theme for 2002 is ‘the state of democracy’.
    A summary is available at the end of
    this page,
    and data tables are available here.

  • GDP and other quality of life measurements
    Short paper highlighting various measures of standards of living and standards of well-being, with discussion and links.

 

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.... but is it sustainable?

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