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L’inégalité, la pauvreté et l’intégration économique des immigrants au Canada

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  • Nong Zhu
  • Denise Helly
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    À l’aide des microdonnées confidentielles des recensements, ce travail examine les facteurs de l’inégalité de revenu et de la pauvreté des immigrants au Canada des années 1990 à 2006. Les résultats montrent que les immigrants en provenance des pays en développement ont été les plus atteints par les fluctuations économiques. Ils disposent en effet de revenus inférieurs à ceux des natifs et des immigrants venus d’autres pays et, en sus, le rendement de leur capital humain a diminué entre 1991 et 2006. L’importance des flux migratoires venant des pays en développement a accru l’hétérogénéité sociale de la population immigrée, aggravant à la fois l’inégalité de revenu entre les immigrants du Sud et les autres immigrants, et entre les premiers

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    Paper provided by CIRANO in its series CIRANO Working Papers with number 2014s-15.

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    Date of creation: 01 Jan 2014
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    Keywords: ; inégalité; pauvreté; revenu; immigration; Canada.;

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