By Richard J. Estes
Economically complex countries have made major growth towards assembly the fundamental wishes in their populations; the vast majority of constructing nations haven't. The 13 papers during this quantity discover a vast diversity of things that impression on caliber of lifestyles around the world: globalization, regionalization, lately regained political autonomy, migration, well-being and sickness, nutrition and agriculture, the relations, and the contribution of religion and spirituality in advancing own and collective healthiness in a turbulent world.
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Malta, Cyprus, and Slovenia have the highest GDP per capita rates, the Baltic States and Poland are still below the threshold of 10,000 PPS per capita. As a consequence, the diversity in GDP increases sharply in the enlarged European Union compared to the former EU 15, with Luxembourg, which has more than twice the GDP per capita, and the Baltic States, which have less than half of the EU 25 average GDP per capita. GDP is often criticized as uni-dimensional and resource-oriented. But nevertheless GPD per capita is—on a macro level—a good predictor for subjective perceptions of well-being measured by satisfaction with standard of living or general life satisfaction (Fahey and Smyth, 2004).
Advancing Quality of Life in a Turbulent World (Social Indicators Research Series) by Richard J. Estes