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Labour Market and Income



Much of the research undertaken with data available through the CRDCN is related to labour market and income issues. This section was developed to help find relevant news, publications, and videos.



Call for proposals: Collaborative research programs on labour market programming

To support the evaluations of current labour market programming, Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) is requesting proposals for Programs of research/evaluation using the Medium Term Indicator (MTI) Performance Indicators database. The Programs will contribute to better understanding Canada’s labour market programs and/or Canada’s labour market dynamics. They will be undertaken collaboratively and will engage both academic and ESDC evaluators/researchers so that policy-relevant researchable questions that need empirical answers are formulated and addressed while taking into account the challenging features of the available data and applying the most appropriate econometric and statistical methods. An information session will be held on January 24 to provide researchers with sufficient information on the potential of the MTI Performance Indicators database before drafting and submitting their proposals which must be submitted by March 29. ESDC plans to fund two programs, each not exceeding $125,000 overall. All details are provided in the RFP.

Call for Proposals - Employment Insurance Program Status Vector Pilot Project

To increase the accessibility of administrative data from the Employment Insurance program, Statistics Canada, together with Employment and Social Development Canada, is conducting a pilot project. Researchers with approved projects will have access to the Status Vector (EISV) data through the Research Data Centres (RDCs). Proposals must be submitted by Friday, September 29. Click here for more information.

22 August 2017 - 2:55pm |

Canadian Poverty Reducation Strategy : call for nominations

To support the development and implementation of its Poverty Reduction Strategy, the federal Government is creating a Ministerial Advisory Committee on Poverty. Its members will act as a sounding board and will provide advice to the Minister on a range of poverty-related issues. Interested individuals who have relevant expertise and experience in this area are invited to submit their application by March 13. For more details about the mandate and the selection criteria, refer to the call for nominations. A public consultation is also ongoing until June.

27 February 2017 - 12:04pm |

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