Human Development in South Asia 1999: The Crisis of Governance

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Mahbub ul Haq Human Development Centre
Oxford University Press, 2000 - Business & Economics - 208 pages
Human Development in South Asia 1999 analyzes governance issues from the perspective of political, economic, social and civic dimensions, provides and in-depth analysis of the phenomenon of corruption, and advocates a concrete and realistic reform agenda necessary for promoting 'human governance' in the region. In this regard, the report introduces a new index that ranks countries based on their performance in the spheres of economic, political and civic governance.

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The Mahbub ul Haq Human Development Centre (MHHDC) was set up in November 1995 in Islamabad, Pakistan by late Dr Mahbub ul Hag, founder and chief architect of UNDP's Human Development Reports. The Centre is a policy research institute and a think tank, committed to organizing professionalresearch, policy studies and seminars in the area of human development, with a special focus on the South Asia region.

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