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Main development indicators (or used as such)

Source: compilation based on the institutional sites of the organizations.


This timeline is a reminder of when the main development indicators of international organizations appeared, and they should be replaced in their historical and institutional contexts. The World Bank traditionally calculates monetary indexes, then the UNDP proposes rankings that are more oriented towards individuals (so-called human development) and, again, the UN, with its “Millennium” and later “sustainable development” goals, tries to assess progress.


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