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Situational Analysis of Young Children in a Changing World

Patrice L. Engle, Nirmala Rao, and Oliver Petrovic

in Handbook of Early Childhood Development Research and Its Impact on Global Policy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199922994
eISBN:
9780199980420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199922994.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Millions of the world’s young children do not develop to their full potential due to factors such as poverty, HIV/AIDS, and armed conflict. This chapter examines child, family, community, and ... More


Composite Indices of Development

Maria Emma Santos and Georgina Santos

in International Development: Ideas, Experience, and Prospects

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199671656
eISBN:
9780191751127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671656.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter reviews the literature on composite (and multidimensional) indices of development. Composite indices emerged as an alternative to using a portfolio of indicators, whose scattered ... More


Reconceptualizing Development in the Global Information Age

Manuel Castells and Pekka Himanen (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198716082
eISBN:
9780191784309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198716082.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This book proposes a new concept of what development consists of in our global information age. It analyzes the conditions of economic development and human development under the conditions of the ... More


Observer measures of shared decision making

Glyn Elwyn and Arianna I. Blaine

in Shared Decision Making in Health Care: Achieving evidence-based patient choice

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198723448
eISBN:
9780191790096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198723448.003.0027
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Measuring shared decision making (SDM) from an observer standpoint, in addition to gathering patient- or provider-reported reflections, allows for a fuller understanding of efforts made to engage ... More


Poland’s Transition Success Story

Marcin Piatkowski

in Europe's Growth Champion: Insights from the Economic Rise of Poland

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
March 2018
ISBN:
9780198789345
eISBN:
9780191831195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789345.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International, Economic History

In this chapter I assess the optimal way to measure countries’ economic performance and assert that changes in median income are a better measure than GDP. I also argue in favour of increased focus ... More


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