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  4. How Globalization Affects Developed Countries

    The increase in communications technology has companies competing in a global market. ...
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    On September 25th 2015, 193 world leaders committed to 17 Global Goals to achieve ...
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    A brief look at the Islamic State, Al Qaeda and Boko Haram. What are they? What do ...
  1. What governments have used the human development index (HDI) to set policy?

    Learn more about what the Human Development Index (HDI) entails, and find out how governments use this index to set and evaluate ...
  2. What are the key metrics of the human development index (HDI)?

    Learn the three key metrics that comprise the U.N. Human Development Index and how metric measurement differs in the United ...
  1. What Countries Get For Their High Taxes

    Are there advantages to having the highest taxes in the world? Let's take a look ...
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