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Veysi Nab B, Babaei Aghdam F, Ghorbani R. An Analysis of Effective Economic Factors on Urban Livability (Case: Tabriz Metropolis). IUESA. 2019; 7 (27) :31-45
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1- Faculty of Planning and Environmental Sciences, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran , borhanveysi@gmail.com
2- Faculty of Planning and Environmental Sciences, University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran
3- Department of Geography and Urban Planning, Faculty of Planning and Environmental Sciences, university of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran
Abstract:   (1806 Views)
One of the basic preconditions for planning to improve the quality of life and increase the level of sustainability in different societies is identifying the factors and elements that influence urban biodiversity. The economic dimension of livability is one of the most important dimensions affecting the quality of urban life and its promotion. Therefore, the present study is based on descriptive-analytical approach following two main aims: A- Identification and study of the status of economic indicators affecting the livability of the Tabriz Metropolis, B- Leveling economic indicators affecting the livability Tabriz Metropolis and providing appropriate model with livability of Tabriz Metropolis. In this research, the indices related to the economic dimension of livability in 12 indicators were identified by studying relevant research literature and interviews with experts, then structural-interpretive modeling technique and MICMAC software were used to express the relationships and type of indicators. Finally, to evaluate the status of economic livability of Tabriz Metropolis, one-sample t-test was used. The results of the study show the indicators of job security; enough income; proper employment opportunities; appropriate employment and opportunity to earn money were the most effective indicators on improving the livability of Tabriz Metropolis. In addition, the economic livability of the Tabriz Metropolis is low and unacceptable; among the 12 variables of research, only two variables, the ability to provide goods and services, and having a suitable job with the score of 3.10 and 3.07 are in a good condition and other variables are below the average. Therefore, exploiting a strong market economy is recommended in order to create a good job and invest in the region.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2018/11/26 | Accepted: 2019/04/24 | Published: 2019/09/7

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