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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.

Working with a disability

The Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities on the employment opportunities for persons with disabilities is now available. This study follows the release early in 2013 of the report from the Panel on Labour Market Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities, Rethinking Disabilities in the Private Sector. Several studies on this issue are also available in our online bibliography.

29 July 2013 - 11:27am |

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.


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