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Human Development Report 1992

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The world has a unique opportunity in the current decade to use global markets for the benefit of all nations and all people. This report looks at the workings of these global markets – at how they meet, or fail to meet, the needs of the world’s poorest people. The global issues in this Report supplement the analysis of domestic policy issues in the first two Reports. It attempts to analyse global markets from a human perspective. It presents a disturbing new analysis of the global distribution of income and opportunities 00 demonstrating that income disparities have in recent years widened dramatically. It concludes that if developing countries are to trade on a more equal basis, they will need massive investments in people – because knowledge and the mastery of new technology are a country’s best competitive advantage today.

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Technical notes

The HDI has opened new perspectives on measuring and analysing development. But there can be no doubt that the work in this area is still at its beginning. Much more research is needed—as is more experience with using the HDI for various practical purposes of assessing, planning or programming development. UNDP would welcome any contributions to this topic, to be taken up in next year's Human Development Report, from interested development research scholars and practitioners.

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