Awan, Masood Sarwar and Aslam, Muhammad Amir and Waqas, Muhammad (2012): Social Development Disparities among Districts of Punjab. Forthcoming in: International Greener Journal (2012)
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Cessation of disparities and attainment of balanced development is conceived as the outline policy of every state. Therefore, this paper aims to expose inter-district gaps and disparities of Punjab. Drawing on the multidimensional nature of social development ranging from human development indicators of health, education and social services, this paper comparatively analyze the entire districts of Punjab, and rank them in social development index by using the factor analysis technique on the data set of Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2007-08 of Punjab. Inter-district comparison in 18 different domains of health, education, household services and child protection has been done.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Social Development Disparities among Districts of Punjab|
|Keywords:||Social Development, Punjab, Pakistan|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development
R - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics > R5 - Regional Government Analysis > R58 - Regional Development Planning and Policy
D - Microeconomics > D6 - Welfare Economics > D63 - Equity, Justice, Inequality, and Other Normative Criteria and Measurement
Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics ; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q0 - General > Q01 - Sustainable Development
|Depositing User:||Muhammad Waqas|
|Date Deposited:||22. Feb 2012 09:38|
|Last Modified:||15. Feb 2013 19:44|
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