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Unit 6 Notecards
|Agricultural labor force
|number of people who work in agriculture, a large value indicates that country is an LDC dependent on agriculture.
|the percentage of daily requirements, is a factor of index of developement.
|describes the patterns of distrubtion of MDCs, and LDCs.
|change in culture, by diffusion of ideas and technology increases.
|LDCs may have a higher dependency ratio, 15 people under or over 64 people is the number in the labor force.
|improvement of material conditions and result of improvemnst on technology and knowledge.
|index of development. MDCs consume more energgy per capita than LDCs generally.
|Foreign direct investment
|investments in economics of LDCs by TNCs based in MDcs.
|a signifacant developmental factor, and a big difference between development od genders is in LDCs.
|Gross domestic product
|the total value of goods and services produced annually in a country.
|Gross national product
|this includes the income of people that earn it abroad, similar to GDP.
|Human Development Index
|aan index of developement, which includes economic, social, and demographic factors, literacy rates, and life expectancy.
|Levels of development
|countries are either MDCs, more developed countries or LDCs, less-developed countries.
|Measures of development
|this identifies LDcs or MDCs. this includes the literacy rates, life expectancy, and calorie intake.
|this refers to economic control that MDcs have on LDcs, through organizations of IMF.
|Physical Quality of Life
|is a development index, including literacy rates,immorality rates and life expectancy.
|Purchasing power parity
|This takes in the account price difference of countries,related to the GDP
|Developed the "Stages of Growth model
|Difference in technologies in developing two companies,countries or ethnic groups.
|Process of knowledge and facilities developed under federal research is brought and used in public.
|Developing world with their own political status.
|World Systems Theory
|Explains dynamics of the "capitalist world economy" as a "total social system"
|Bid rent theory
|Shows how price and demand when land changes and distances toward the CbD increases.
|Assembly line production/Fordism
|Continuous flow of work with arrangement of machines and equipment.
|Trace substances are higher levels than average air.
|Special clustering due to benefits and spacing of activities.
|Droplets of nitric acid and sulfuric acid in the atmosphere that returns to earths surface.
|Stages of Growth” Model
|Theory of development when counties go through patterns of change.
|U.S companies with over 39.1 billion dollars and largest single producers with facilities in over 35 states.