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Gross National Happiness (GNH) Index

gnh the gross national happiness

Gross National Happiness background & history Gross national happiness- was designed in an attempt to define an indicator that measures quality of life or social progress in more holistic and psychological terms than only the economic indicator of gross domestic product The term quality of life (QOL) is used to evaluate the general well-being of

Link between industrialization and urbanization in terms of development approach

Link between industrialization and urbanization

Industrialization and urbanization in terms of development approach has a great significance in history. Industrialization is refereed to the period of social and economic changes  which transformed the humans society from agriculture Society (agrarian society to the industrial society. Industrialization is a part of a larger modernization processes in which economic changes i.e. development is closely linked with the social changes in the

Human Poverty Index (HPI)

The Human Poverty Index (HPI) devised by United Nations (UN) which gave an indication of the standard of living in a country. It complemented the Human Development Index (HDI) and was first reported as part of the Human Development Report in 1997. What is the human poverty index (HPI-1 and HPI-2)? Traditionally poverty has been