Improving Canada's Immigration Policy
AbstractAs labour markets change, the question arises whether Canada’s immigration policy – and our “point system” in particular – is doing a good job of identifying potential immigrants who will fare well on arrival in Canada.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by C.D. Howe Institute in its series e-briefs with number 87.
Length: 5 pages
Date of creation: Sep 2009
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Publication status: Published on the C.D. Howe Institute website, September 2009
economic growth and innovation; immigration point system; Canadian immigration policy;
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- NEP-ALL-2009-10-03 (All new papers)
- NEP-LAB-2009-10-03 (Labour Economics)
- NEP-MIG-2009-10-03 (Economics of Human Migration)
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