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Gender Development Index Essay Examples

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The United Nations Development Program
The United Nations development program is a program aimed and geared towards helping developing nations towards real development. Obviously development can't by any means take place without the presence of gender equality. In United Nations development program has developed two methods in order to measure both women's devel...
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3 pages
Objective Semi-Quantitative Indexes for Evaluating Single Photon Emission Tomography Scan Results of Brain Glioma Patients
There remains a lack of objective semi-quantitative indexes for evaluation of single photon emission tomography (SPET) scan results of brain glioma patients. We aimed: a) to validate two semi-quantitative indexes: the total size index (TSI) and total intensity index (TII), of technetium-99m metaiodobenzylisonitrile (99mTc-M...
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8 pages
Research on Childhood Obesity and Physical Activity
Introduction In the United States, the prevalence of childhood obesity continues to be a major focus in healthcare. Approximately 17% of US children are considered obese (Ogden, Carroll, Kit, & Flegal, 2012). The complex condition known as obesity is primarily associated with the imbalance between poor eating habits an...
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An Analysis of the Standard and Poors 500 Stock Index as a Value-Weighted Index
Unlike the Dow Jones industrial average, the Standard and Poors 500 stock index (S&P 500) is a value-weighted index. The S&P 500 index is usually considered the benchmark for U.S. equality performance. It represents seventy percent of all U.S. publicly traded companies. Part of the indexs popularity is due to its cl...
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2 pages
An Introduction to the History of Index Fund
The first index fund began in 1971, with $6 million funded by Samsonite, the luggage-maker. Since then, there have been many arguments of whether an active index fund or a passive index fund offers better long-term results for investors. Index funds are already the fastest growing sector of the mutual fund business. From 1...
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A Discussion on Rigidity of Employment Index and Human Development Index
College of Business and Economics
Department of Statistics
Fall 2013
Project (1) Group No. ( 5 )
Rigidity of Employment Index
The rigidity of employment index is the measurement of the regulations of employments.
With measures ranging between ( 0 - 100 ) higher ratings mean more rigid employment and less ratings indicate l...
727 words
2 pages
A Look at the Inaccuracies of the Consumer Price Index
Inaccuracies of the Consumer Price Index (CPI) The Consumer Price Index is a measure of the prices of a fixed market basket of some 300 consumer goods and services purchased by a "typical" urban consumer. The 1982-1984 period serves as the base period so analysts can compare other year's changes with this bas...
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How The Society Shapes and Stereotypes Gender Roles
Gender is the general identity that defines a person's biological differences as well as their sociological differences used to emphasize the distinctions between males and females. Gender roles are the stereotypes that are assigned to a specific gender by the general culture; these roles help people distinguish their gende...
1,580 words
4 pages
An Analysis of Gender Communication Differences in the Workplace
´╗┐Gender Communication Differences in the Workplace I selected this topic because I thought it would be interesting to find what types of communication differences there are in the workplace. I found that there are basically two types of communication, verbal and nonverbal. While I was in the process of doing my research...
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Gender Discrimination Against Women Within the Workplace
Gender inequality within the workplace is the core reasons why women's jobs often have lower pay and status. Women are less likely than men to hold higher-paying professional, technical, and managerial jobs. Women usually have a much higher representation in secretarial, sales, and service positions. They outnumbered men in...
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