Variables And 11 Variables On The World Bank Development Indicators

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This model has 7 variables and 11 hypotheses which are:

• Variable One is Crime
The variable measures Intentional homicides (per 100,000 people). Intentional homicides are assessments of illegal homicides intentionally caused due to domestic disputes, interpersonal violence, and violent conflicts over land resources, inter-gang violence over turf or control, and predatory violence and killing by armed groups. Intentional homicide does not include all intentional killing; the difference is usually in the organization of the killing. Individuals or small groups usually commit homicide, whereas killing in armed conflict is usually committed by fairly cohesive groups of up to several hundred members and is thus usually excluded. This data was captured from the “Intentional Homicide” Indicator of the World Bank Development indicators.

• Variable two is GDP
The variable measures GDP per Capita (in US Dollars). GDP per capita is gross domestic product divided by midyear population. GDP is the sum of gross value added by all resident producers in the economy plus any product taxes and minus any subsidies not included in the value of the products. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or for depletion and degradation of natural resources. Data sourced from the “GDP per Capita” indicator of the World Bank Development Indicators.

• Variable three is Pop
The variable measures total population. Total population is based on the de facto…

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