Cities and Quality of Life - Should We Monitor Pakistani Cities?

17 Pages Posted: 26 Feb 2008 Last revised: 10 Oct 2013

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Lubna Hasan

Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE)

Date Written: 2008

Abstract

Around the world, national governments as well as international organization measure and monitor performance of large cities and the Quality of Life (QoL) of urban residents, to gain insights into the well-being of the citizens and the state of various amenities at city level and make informed policy decisions. There is a need to develop a system of measuring and monitoring QoL and city performance in the large urban areas of Pakistan. This paper suggest such a framework.

Keywords: Quality of Life, Pakistan, Cities

JEL Classification: R10, O18

Suggested Citation

Hasan, Lubna, Cities and Quality of Life - Should We Monitor Pakistani Cities? (2008). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1097517 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1097517

Lubna Hasan (Contact Author)

Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) ( email )

Quaid-i-Azam University Campus
P.O.Box 1091
Islamabad, Federal Capital 44000
Pakistan

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