A critical note on UNDP's gender inequality indices

@article{Tisdell2001ACN,
  title={A critical note on UNDP's gender inequality indices},
  author={C. Tisdell and K. Roy and A. Ghose},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary Asia},
  year={2001},
  volume={31},
  pages={385 - 399}
}
Abstract This paper analyses the different indices applied for the measurement of human development as constructed by the United Nations Development Program. Of special interest is the Gender Development Index (GDI), introduced in the 1995 Human Development Report and the Gender Empowerment Measure (GEM). In light of the male bias in the Indian socio-economic context, the application of the GDI and GEM acquires special significance. A critical appraisal of their theoretical base and their… Expand
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