This course covers the statistics now commonly used by businesses, governments, labour and other collective bargaining units, social action groups, legal professionals, and the media to assess the performance of nations over time and in comparison with each other. This course helps students improve their skills for finding, obtaining, and using relevant raw data and statistics for assessing nations. Students also find, read and use studies of others that make use of data and statistics to assess the performance of nations. Prerequisite: MGTSC 312. Pre or corequisite: ECON 101.