2. Socio-Economics in British Columbia

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss the measurement of socio-economic development and well-being through the use of statistical tools.
  • Construct British Columbia (BC) as a desirable place to live and work.
  • Assess what is understood by quality of life and BC’s (Vancouver) rank.
  • Debate the “hidden” social issues behind quality of life.
  • Appraise the cost of real estate as a frame for socio-economic well-being.