Daily Archives: February 22, 2008

Social Indicators

Summarising from the experience of social indicators application in the United States, Cobb and Rixford listed 12 lessons for the current development of social indicators that will make an impact to the society: q Obtaining a figure does not equate … Continue reading

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Urban Population

The world’s urban population increased from about 200 million (15% of world population) in 1900 to 2.9 billion (50% of world population) in 2000, and the number of cities with populations in excess of 1 million increased from 17 in … Continue reading

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