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Minimum wage impacts on older workers: longitudinal estimates from Canada
We use the longitudinal nature of the master file of the Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics in Canada for the period 1993-99 to estimate the employment impacts for older workers of the large number (24) of minimum wage ...
Career success of immigrant professionals: stock and flow of their career capital
Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to investigate how the interplay between individual and organizational human capital investments may impact on immigrant career success Design/methodology/approach - Analysis is based ...
Immigration, ethnic wage differentials and output pay in Canada
Recent work suggests that ethnic minority wage differentials in Canada are smaller among those receiving performance pay and that the returns to performance pay are larger for ethnic minorities. This article adds to these ...
Overeducated Immigrants in the Canadian labour market: evidence from the workplace and employee survey
(University of Toronto Press, 2008)
This paper addresses the overeducation of recent immigrants in the Canadian labour market. Data from the 1999 Workplace and Employee Survey are used to explore the determinants and earnings consequences of overeducation. ...
Transitions from temporary to permanent work in Canada: who makes the transition and why?
(Springer Verlag, 2008)
The focus of this paper is on a microeconomic analysis of the annual transition rate from temporary to permanent work of individual workers in Canada for the period 1999-2004. Given that a large proportion of temporary ...
Workplace response to vacancies and skill shortages in Canada
Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to analyze employer responses to vacancies and skill shortages by adopting certain workplace practices. Design/methodology/approach - Making use of the longitudinal nature of the ...