Concept of Happy City: The Smart Cities of the Future

6 Pages Posted: 22 Jan 2019

Date Written: January 12, 2019


The author introduces the concept of happy cities and mentions the essential characteristics of a happy city including emotional bonding, public infrastructure, public transportation, public libraries, walk-ways for pedestrians, pollution free city, safety of women and children, amenities for intellectual development and recreation and overall environment of cheerfulness. The author presents a case study on happy city. The author contents that happy city is the best city for tomorrow and therefore it should be promoted.

Keywords: Happy city, smart city, urban, infrastructure

JEL Classification: M13, M48, O32 ,O33, O44,H83, I20, I23, I29, M59,M13, M53,M13, M48, M44, O13, O32, O33, O35, O36, N25

Suggested Citation

Jain, Trilok Kumar, Concept of Happy City: The Smart Cities of the Future (January 12, 2019). Available at SSRN: or

Trilok Kumar Jain (Contact Author)

Manipal University, Jaipur, India ( email )

Dehmi Kalan
Ajmer Road
Jaipur, RI 302012


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