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There are many territorial disputes that are ongoing. At this link is a long list of them. One example: Hans Island claimed by both Canada and Denmark. At the link is a map with a many dash line on the surface of water at a place called Kennedy Channel.


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Is it meaningful to talk about a median GDP/capita, or GDP/household for a country, and does anyone assemble such statistics? Simply put: no, it isn't meaningful. GDP is a property of the whole economy, it's not equivalent to individual wealth or income. GDP/capita is not the mean of some household property, it's a way to scale the GDP to compare countries ...


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Calculating the gross domestic product on a personal level would be impractical and of little benefit. GDP is defined as: A monetary measure of the market value of all the final goods and services produced in a specific time period GDP doesn't measure wealth, it measures productivity. So what is the GDP of a single person? It would be the monetary value of ...


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Anna Diofasi and Nancy Birdsall from the Center for Global Development have collated a dataset ranking countries based on their median daily income or consumption using the World Bank's PovcalNet database, based on 2011 PPPs. This dataset was then used by Hauke Hillebrandt from the Giving What We Can charity to produce this comparison of Median GDP/capita vs ...


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Financial institutions will tend to be only as transparent as they need to be to operate sustainably. If the degree of transparency we see at more conventional financial institutions is any greater, it is due to effective political pressure. There is no single government entity with the power to impose greater transparency on multilateral institutions such ...


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