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CRDCN Publications

History of the CRDCN

Prepared by Raymond F. Currie, former executive director of the CRDCN, in collaboration with Sarah Fortin, Social Statistics Matter: A History of the Canadian RDC Network is now available. The RDC Network turns 15 in 2015, and this book tells the story of this quantum leap forward in quantitative social science research capability in Canada, paying tribute to the men and women who made it happen. You can read it online or order your own copy.<--break->

10 June 2015 - 4:03pm |

New CRDCN Research Highlight : breastfeeding and cognitive skills

The most recent CRDCN Research Highlight is now available. It is based on an article by Phyllis L.F. Rippeyoung who used the National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth (NLSCY) to assess the relative impact of breastfeeding and home environment on poverty gaps in Canadian children cognitive skills.

8 September 2014 - 2:12pm |

Income and Children's Outcomes in Canada

What can we really expect from government transfers, such as child benefits, that increase household income? Do they really improve children's outcomes? Annie McEwen et Jennifer Stewart review the evidence in the most recent CRDCN synthesis: “The Relationship Between Income and Children’s Outcomes: A Synthesis of Canadian Evidence.” You can also read the Research Highlight and consult the annotated bibliography.