Ch 61: Holt McDougal Economics Chapter 18.1: Definitions of Development

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The Definitions of Development chapter of this Holt McDougal Economics Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with development. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Definitions of Development textbook chapter.

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  • Identify the lessons in the Holt McDougal Definitions of Development chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover development topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • Human development index
  • Real GDP per capita
  • Population characteristics
  • Economic inequality
  • Major obstacles to development

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5 Lessons in Chapter 61: Holt McDougal Economics Chapter 18.1: Definitions of Development
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Economic Inequality: Differences in Developed and Developing Nations

1. Economic Inequality: Differences in Developed and Developing Nations

Not everyone has the same house, the same car, or makes the same amount of money. In this lesson, we will explore the concept of economic inequality and investigate what characteristics make a nation developed or developing.

Less-Developed Countries & Obstacles to Development

2. Less-Developed Countries & Obstacles to Development

Most of the world's population lives in lesser-developed countries struggling to develop and rise out of poverty. In this lesson, you'll learn about some of the major hurdles facing these countries in their quest to develop.

Real GDP Per Capita: Definition & Formula

3. Real GDP Per Capita: Definition & Formula

There are many different ways that economists measure a nation's wealth. In this lesson, you'll learn the definition and meaning of one such metric - real GDP per capita. After finishing the lesson, you can check your understanding with a short quiz.

Population Characteristics of Highly Developed & Developing Countries

4. Population Characteristics of Highly Developed & Developing Countries

The population of a country is based on many factors. In this lesson, we will explore several important factors that differ between developed and developing countries.

What Is the Human Development Index? - Definition & Explanation

5. What Is the Human Development Index? - Definition & Explanation

Want to know where your country ranks in development? In this lesson, you'll learn about the United Nations' Human Development Index and some of its key components. A short quiz follows.

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