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Statistics Canada Analytical Studies Branch

Works: 1,074 works in 3,182 publications in 2 languages and 34,877 library holdings
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Classifications: HD4979, 331.4
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The deteriorating economic welfare of immigrants and possible causes by W. G Picot( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 104 libraries worldwide
This paper reviews the increase in the earnings gap between immigrants and Canadian-born over the past two decades, and the current explanations of this labour market deterioration among recent immigrants in particular
Group differences in educational attainment among the children of immigrants by Teresa Abada( Book )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
This study examines the group differences in university educational attainment among the children of immigrants. It also examines the extent to which parental human capital and group level economic resources for these groups account for differences in university completion rates. Data for this study came from the 2002 Statistics Canada Ethnic Diversity Survey (EDS), which focused on a sub-sample of about 3,300 young adults aged from 25 to 34 who were either Canadian-born children of at least one immigrant parent or who immigrated to Canada at age 12 or younger.--Document
Internal migration of immigrants : do immigrants respond to regional labour demand shocks? by Yuri Ostrovsky( Book )
6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
This study examines how immigrant migration to Alberta is impacted by strong labour demands. Using a dataset that combines administrative and immigrant records, the report compares the response to the strong labour demand in Alberta of relatively recent immigrants with that of the comparison group, which consists largely of the Canadian-born population. Second, the report investigates the impact of different factors on the immigrants' decision to move to Alberta.--Includes text from document
Has higher education among young women substantially reduced the gender gap in employment and earnings? by Marc Frenette( Book )
10 editions published in 2007 in English and French and held by 57 libraries worldwide
"Young women have gained considerable ground on young men in terms of educational attainment in the 1990s. The objective of this study is to assess the role of rapidly rising educational attainment among young women in raising their relative position in the labour market."--Document
Intergenerational education mobility among the children of Canadian immigrants by Abdurrahman Aydemir( Book )
8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
The objective of this research is to focus on the education outcomes of the children of immigrants. The authors ask three questions. First, what is the degree of intergenerational education mobility, and is it different among immigrants and their children? Second, what factors are most tightly related to the schooling outcomes of second generation Canadians, parental earnings or parental education? And third, has the strength of the tie between the education of immigrant parents and their Canadian-born children changed over time? They answer these questions by employing the regression to the mean model to measure mobility in education across the generations.--Document
Why are most university students women? : evidence based on academic performance, study habits and parental influences by Marc Frenette( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
In this study, we use new Canadian data containing detailed information on standardized test scores, school marks, parental and peer influences, and other socio-economic background characteristics of boys and girls to try to account for the large gender gap in university attendance. Among 19-year-old youth in 2003, 38.8% of girls had attended university, compared with only 25.7% of boys. However, young men and women were about equally likely to attend college. We find that differences in observable characteristics between boys and girls account for more than three quarters (76.8%) of the gap in university participation. In order of importance, the main factors are differences in school marks at age 15, standardized test scores in reading at age 15, study habits, parental expectations and the university earnings premium relative to high school
Participation in adult schooling and its earnings impact in Canada by Xuelin Zhang( Book )
6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
More adult Canadians are returning to school for additional education, a trend closely related to technological changs that create new jobs, destroy old ones, and render some knowledge and skills obsolete. For workers who apply for jobs requiring new knowledge and skills, going back to school is an option. This study looks at adult schooling, or those educational activities undertaken by individuals who have left school and been working for some time before returning. It focuses on formal adult schooling in an educational institution such as community college, institute of applied arts and technology, CEGEP (in Quebec), or university. Drawing upon data from Statistics Canada's Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics (SLID), it asks who participates in adult schooling, who benefits, and by how much
How do families and unattached individuals respond to layoffs? : evidence from Canada by R Morissette( Book )
5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Using data from a large Canadian longitudinal dataset, the authors examine whether earnings of wives and teenagers increase in response to layoffs experienced by husbands. They also contrast the long-term earnings losses experienced by husbands and unattached males
Career goals in high school : do students know what it takes to reach them, and does it matter? by Marc Frenette( Book )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 48 libraries worldwide
For this study, the Youth in Transition Survey (YITS), Cohort A is used to compare high school students' perceptions of the level of education they will require for the job they intend to hold at age 30, with the level required according to professional job analysts at Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC). Given the structure of the HRSDC rating, the focus is on students intending to work in a job that according to HRSD requires a university degree. The correlation between the knowledge of educational requirements and future university enrolment is then examined. The current study contributes to an understanding of information constraints by assessing the extent to which students are aware of the educational requirement for their intended career, and its relationship with future outcomes.--Document
Income instability of lone parents, singles and two-parent families in Canada, 1984 to 2004 by R Morissette( Book )
6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
"This paper examines income instability of lone parents, singles and two-parent families in Canada in the past two decades using tax data."--Document
Why did employment and earnings rise among lone mothers during the 1980s and 1990s? by John Myles( Book )
5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Today's mothers, both single and married are much better educated, considerably older, and have fewer children than in the past. The authors' aim in this paper is to isolate the contribution of these socio-demographic shifts to changes in labour market outcomes for lone mothers relative to their married peers
Income and the outcomes of children by Shelley A Phipps( Book )
6 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
This research paper examines whether various measures of family income are associated with the cognitive, social/emotional, physical and behavioural development of children. Data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth were used to assess a range of measures of well-being among children aged 4-15 in 1998, whose family composition remained unchanged between 1994 and 1998. In order to understand how income levels and/or income changes may affect children at different stages of development, regression equations are estimated using alternative income concepts and hypothesized functional forms
Incentive effects of social assistance : a regression discontinuity approach by Thomas Lemieux( Book )
4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 44 libraries worldwide
Before 1989, childless social assistance recipients in Quebec under age 30 received much lower benefits than recipients over age 30. The authors used this sharp discontinuity in policy to estimate the effects of social assistance on various labour market outcomes using a regression discontinuity approach
The post-childbirth employment of Canadian mothers and the earnings trajectories of their continuously employed counterparts, 1983 to 2004 by Xuelin Zhang( Book )
7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Using the 1983-to-2004 Longitudinal Worker File, this study examines the post-childbirth employment, job mobility and earnings trajectories of Canadian mothers. It also analyzes the earnings trajectories of continuously employed Canadian women for this period.--Document
Pension coverage, retirement status, and earnings replacement rates among a cohort of Canadian seniors by Yuri Ostrovsky( Book )
7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
This paper compares the retirement transitions and income characteristics of seniors who were, and seniors who were not, pension plan members earlier in life. The Longitudinal Administrative Data (LAD) base is used to identify employed Canadians who were and who were not pension plan members in 1991and/or 1992, when they were in their mid-fifties. These same individuals are identified twelve to fifteen years later, when in their late sixties and early seventies. Amounts and sources of income received, retirement status, and earnings replacement rates are compared between groups. The paper provides data and methodology used, both descriptive and multivariate results, and finally, conclusions and implications of the study. Tables are divided up by gender and annual income earnings, as well as annual market income and total income.--Includes text from document
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in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
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