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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.



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.

SSHRC Storyteller contest

We are happy to report that Annie McEwen, co-author of the CRDCN knowledge synthesis on the impact of income on children’s outcomes, was selected among SSHRC’s Top 25 storytellers finalists. She presented her research on May 26 in a special event at the 2014 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, hosted by Brock University. You can watch her presentation “Beyond Child Poverty: Understanding Childhood Disadvantage in Canada” here.

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.

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