July 2001, Mark Weisbrot, Dean Baker, Egor Kraev, Judy Chen

This report looks at economic and social indicators for all countries for which data are available and compares the period of 1980-2000 with the previous 20 years. Indicators include: the growth of income per person, life expectancy, mortality, literacy, and education. It finds a very clear decline in progress as compared with the period 1960-1980.

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