We are 11th, so what? We are still doing fine

Headlines such as ‘We are no longer in the HDI top 10,’ while eye-catching, are not very helpful and create the impression that we are now doing poorly. They are misleading for several reasons.

UN Photo: Mark Garten
Children in December inside a classroom at the Za’atri refugee camp in Jordan, host to thousands of Syrians displaced by conflict.
Yiagadeesen Samy, Alexis Ashworth
Published: Wednesday, 03/27/2013 12:00 am EDT

 

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