Income

The wealth and finances of employed low-income families (2011)

Perspectives on Labour and Income, Vol. 23, No. 3 - July 22, 2011

This Statistics Canada study examines the wealth, financial security, and retirement plans of individuals living in employed low-income families, compared to those in not-employed low-income families, and those in employed non-low-income families.

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2013-05-01

The evolution of wealth over the life cycle (2012)

Perspectives on Labour and Income, Vol. 24, No. 3 - June 22, 2012

This Statistics Canada study uses a series of surveys to estimate and compare the wealth accumulation process from the young adult years, defined as ages 28 to 34, to the near-retirement period, ages 56 to 62, for three successive cohorts of Canadians who entered adulthood in 1977, 1984, and 1999 respectively.

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2012-12-11

Human Capital and Canadian Provincial Standards of Living (2006)

What determines the differences in living standards across economies over the long run? This is the basic question that the authors of this paper attempt to answer. More specifically, this paper examines the role of human capital accumulation in explaining relative levels of income per capita across Canadian provinces between 1951 and 2001.

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2008-05-23

Prudence, Patience and Jobs (1999)

Pension Investment in a Changing Canadian Economy — Technical Report

Most Canadians consider pension funds as a means of providing guaranteed income to working people and their families in retirement. In this report, the Canadian Labour Market and Productivity Centre (CLMPC) examines pension funds in their second and less well-known function as economic agents.

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2007-09-17

Adult literacy and economic growth (2004)

This paper looks at whether an increase in the basic literacy skills of adults would have a positive effect on the New Zealand economy. It finds good evidence for the benefits of literacy: studies
consistently find that adults with better literacy skills are more likely to be employed, and to earn more, than those with poorer literacy skills, even when taking account of other factors which affect work performance.

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2006-04-11

Pay Equity in Quebec (1989)

Women's Education des femmes, Sept. 1989 - Vol. 7, No. 3

In this article, the author discusses the underevaluation of women's work in Quebec. Although the Quebec Charter of Human Rights has provided for equal pay for work of equal value since 1976, very little progress has been made in correcting the wage disparities resulting from the underevaluation of women's work.

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2004-09-09

Solving The Puzzle (2003)

A Guide to Income Assistance

This document is a guide regarding Income Assistance Program. It includes the following information:

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2003-10-10

Decade of Promise (1986)

An Assessment of Canadian Women's Status in Education, Training and Employment, 1976 – 1985

This research study serves to determine, from a statistical and analytical perspective, the impact of the United Nations Decade for Women (1976-1985) on women in Canada; whether Canadian women made any progress in three areas: Education, Training and Employment.

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2003-10-07

Understanding Income Tax (2003)

Learning Materials for Literacy and Basic Skills

This guide is intended to teach students in literacy programs about income taxes. It helps learners understand about taxes, forms to use to pay taxes, and services provided by the government to low income tax payers. The guide was written for Level 2 learners in Ontario, but much of it will be useful to others.

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1990-01-01
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