Category Archives: Development

Flourishing: A Component of Well Being

Flourishing is “a state where people experience positive emotions, positive psychological functioning, and positive social functioning, most of the time, living “within an optimal range of human functioning.” It is a descriptor and measure of positive mental health and overall … Continue reading

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Backwash Effect (Economic)

Economic growth provides benefits and costs in the region in which it occurs. It has a positive impact on nearby localities if jobs, population, and wealth spill over into these communities. Alternatively, it has adverse effects on the nearby localities … Continue reading

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Re-Imaging the City by Maheen Naaz

            Thinking about the future is no easy task to accomplish, as we don’t know what is going to come up in the following years. However, there is a lot of interest in such question that what a future city … Continue reading

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Mumbai: A City of Class Divide

Mumbai is a city laden with class divide. An American photographer, through drone photography, has brought into clear focus the stark divide between the rich and poor in India’s financial capital. An Urban Jungle On his official website, Miller describes … Continue reading

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