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Sohail Ahmad
Investigating policy-relevant research for socially inclusive and energy efficient human settlements.
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Sadat 19h
India is a country with one of the highest youth population ratio and the lowest Human Development Index; education must be our natural priority area. Respond the genuine demands of our youth by an increase in educational spending not by Lathicharge.
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Sohail Ahmad Nov 16
City population growth rate corresponds to their national urban population growth rate. Part of the story is explained by the city size rank, but also GDP. Dodoma, Tanzania's capital, has an average population growth of 2.1%, Bangladesh’s Khulna is an outlier!
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IHDS Corner Nov 13
ISO New Team Members! Check out for announcements regarding two Post Doctoral positions we are looking to fill!
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MCC Berlin Nov 12
Lots of in the pipeline. Article in explains historic link to industrialisation. It outlines an alternative development path that reconciles and .
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Sohail Ahmad Nov 12
Replying to @snafisaanjum
And that is also visible in the share of income or consumption among the lowest and highest 10% households.
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Sohail Ahmad Nov 12
Replying to @snafisaanjum
Yes, you are right I did not note this point. Bangladesh seems to have the least inequality. But also note that the GINI Index is based on the national data.
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Sohail Ahmad Nov 12
South Africa is the most unequal country, as represented by the GINI Index (national data), despite the slum population share of urban is the lowest among the countries understudied at . or other reasons?
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SHLC Nov 11
📣 📣 Do you study in the global south? ✅ Are you an looking to progress your research? ✅ Apply to our & scheme.
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Felix Creutzig Nov 7
The single author is a species close to extinction - high-level science is a collaborative effort. And this spirit of collective action is also what we need to work and fight for maintaining planetary stability.
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Sohail Ahmad Oct 29
In general, US cities will gain more health and environmental benefits by densification.
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Sohail Ahmad Oct 29
Ivan rightly captured Delhi's institutionalised inequality and stark poverty. Perhaps there is a need for putting priority in right perspective for sustainable Delhi.
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UBDC Oct 26
Delhi - Colonial Planning, Slums and Gated Communities via
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Sohail Ahmad Oct 25
Cooperative platform, such as taxi drivers run their own app rather than using of uber, where they can decide mechanism of app could be future looking inclusive digital age for panel discussion
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Sohail Ahmad Oct 25
Data monopoly is also one of the challenges in the digital age, for instance fb holds 2 billion users data. Perhaps governance, like subsidising govt platform for better communication like transportation could be fruitful. Prof Tilman Santarius
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Sohail Ahmad Oct 25
It would be challenging to use digitalisation for sustainable development, often used in negative direction such as corruption, fake news, and influencing election. panel discussion.
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Felix Creutzig Sep 24
Enable healthier lifes? Make cities liveable, walkable, cycable. Also reduce GHG emissions substantially? Make them compact too. New result by in Cities & Health, free access:
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Columbia Urban Health Sep 25
New article by in : A comparison of the health and environmental impacts of increasing density against increasing propensity to walk and cycle
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Marko Tainio Sep 25
Our new study "A comparison of the health and environmental impacts of increased urban density against increased propensity to walk and cycle in Nashville, USA" published in Open access format.
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Cities & Health Aug 23
We are pleased to announce that a new paper by et al., titled 'A comparison of the health and environmental impacts of increasing urban density against increasing propensity to walk and cycle in Nashville, USA' has been accepted for publication!
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Wan-yu Shih 石婉瑜 Aug 21
🍀Call for paper Plz submit your article abt & to our SI of "Innovations in Green and Blue Infrastructure in Cities: Analyzing the Impacts on Natural Resources and Global Change", Journal of Cleaner Production. (31st Jan 2020)
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