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Variation in the Quality of Life within Punjab: Evidence from MICS, 2007-08

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  • Rashida Haq

    (Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Islamabad)

  • Azkar Ahmed

    (Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Islamabad)

  • Siama Shafique

    (NUML, Islamabad)

Abstract

The aim of the paper is to explore the variation in the quality of life by using thirty-five indicators relating to the quality of persons and the quality of conditions to rank districts and tehsils (sub-districts) of the Punjab. The study demonstrates the importance of access to middle and secondary education, access to health facilities and household utilities, etc. The quality of life ranking indicates that districts which have big cities are categorised as ‘good’ quality of life regions. It is important to note that the majority of the districts and tehsils from northern and central Punjab are doing better in terms of quality of life. However, regions with ‘poor’ quality of life are identified as the target for special resource allocations.

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Article provided by Pakistan Institute of Development Economics in its journal The Pakistan Development Review.

Volume (Year): 49 (2010)
Issue (Month): 4 ()
Pages: 863–879

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Handle: RePEc:pid:journl:v:49:y:2010:i:4:p:863-879

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Keywords: Quality of Life; Ranking; Punjab;

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  1. Rizwana Siddiqui, 2008. "Income, Public Social Services, and Capability Development: A Cross-district Analysis of Pakistan," PIDE-Working Papers 2008:43, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics.
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