Definition: Gender-related Development Index (GDI)

Gender-related Development Index (GDI) - "the U.N. Development Program’s alternative measure of welfare that combines the Human Development Index (HDI) with female shares of earned income, the life expectancy of women relative to men, and a weighted average of female literacy and schooling relative to those of males." - source: Economic Development 4th Edition by E. Wayne Nafziger

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