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Did the September 11th attacks affect the Canadian labour market?

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    Difference-in-differences estimates of the effects of the September 11th attacks on labour market outcomes of Muslims are generated using 2001 and 2006 Canadian Census data. Little evidence of negative, significant impacts on employment, hours, weeks-worked or wages is found.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics Letters.

    Volume (Year): 115 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 1 ()
    Pages: 91-93

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:115:y:2012:i:1:p:91-93

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    Keywords: Discrimination; Wages; Employment;

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