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What is High-Income Countries

Eco-Innovation and Sustainable Development in Industry 5.0
A high-income country is classified by the World Bank based on its gross national income (GNI) per capita. As of 2024, high-income countries are those with a GNI per capita of $13,845 or more.
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Wellbeing-Oriented Economic Paradigms for Sustainable Development
Adetunji Anthony Adeyanju (International University of Management, Windhoek, Namibia), Blessing Tafirenyika (International University of Management, Windhoek, Namibia), and Ruth Eegunjobi (International University of Management, Windhoek, Namibia)
Copyright: © 2024 |Pages: 18
DOI: 10.4018/979-8-3693-2219-2.ch005
In this chapter, the authors examine sustainable economic growth through a well-being approach, crucial for future prosperity. The authors compare economies using a well-being model against others based on income levels, analyzing eight well-being indicators based on data availability across 70 countries. By adopting robust statistical approaches like non-parametric ANOVA, Kruskal-Wallis H test, and Mann-Whitney U test, a detailed comparison was conducted. The results, supported by literature and case studies, show marked differences in happiness, political stability, and corruption perception among these groups. This study highlights the effectiveness of the well-being economy model, offering valuable insights for policymakers and scholars in sustainable development.
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Global Digital Divide
Have per capita income $9,266 U.S. or more (in 2001).
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