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Provincial Strategies in Mental Health

Researchers working on topics related to mental health will be interested to know that the Caledon Institute of Social Policy recently released a report entitled Knowledge Exchange on Mental Health. Authors Sherri Torjman and Anne Makhoul review the mental health strategies introduced in recent years by provincial and territorial governments and explore the challenges that are common to all. The report concludes with a summary of major considerations for the future.

24 July 2013 - 9:54am |

New publications on Canada’s retirement income system

Colleagues form the Canadian Labour Market and Skills Researcher Network (CLSRN) just released a series of eight research papers on Canada’s retirement income system. Among them, three papers used confidential microdata files accessed through RDCs to look at important policy questions: Kevin Milligan examines issues around employer-provided pensions, Tammy Schirle looks at poverty among seniors, while Ted McDonald and Chris Worswick focus on the experience of older immigrants.

Overqualification of the Labour Force

A new study by Brahim Boudarbat et Claude Montmarquette examining the origin and sources of overqualification of the workforce is now available on the website of CIRANO. They used data from census 2006 accessed at QICSS to analyze the situation in the greater Montreal area.