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Education and Human Capital

Much of the research undertaken with data available through the CRDCN is related to educational issues or human capital development. This section was developed to help you find relevant news, publications, and videos.

Children’s human capital

The Research Group on Human Capital invites you to attend its first workshop to discuss human capital issues among children and youth in Montreal on October 3. Registration is free but mandatory. To consult the program and register, click here.

16 September 2014 - 3:25pm |

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 |

2014 Conference of Canadian Economic Association

Canadian economists are meeting in Vancouver for their annual meeting, starting today. Don’t miss the CRDCN sessions chaired by Ted McDonald: the first on Labour Market Transitions, the second on Returns to Education.


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