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On Contouring Human Development

  • Mukunda MishraEmail author
  • Soumendu Chatterjee
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Abstract

The pattern of cross-country human development is vividly researched for long at the international level. The authentic datasets and serious researches on inequality at the global scale have made the pattern prominent and unfolded the causes. However, the scenario is completely different when we scale down from national to provincial to district and sub-district levels. The pattern of inequality also gets heterogeneous owing to the complicated interaction of diverse factors. However, the effort of exploring this micro-spatial HD is essential to support the policy framing processes as the policymakers are presently getting more confident in decentralized methods of planning. This chapter will focus on vividly the necessity of micro-spatial analysis of HD and notes on how we should proceed.

Keywords

Contour Micro-spatial HDI pattern IHDI 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of GeographyDr. Meghnad Saha CollegeItaharIndia
  2. 2.Department of GeographyPresidency UniversityKolkataIndia

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