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The Connection Between Literacy and Work: Implications for Social Assistance Recipients

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  • Kapsalis, C.Finnie, R.

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This study focuces on the effect of education and work on the literacy of social assistance recipients, using the recent International Adult Literacy Survey. To get a clearer picture of the relationship among these three factors, the sample is restricted to ages 26 to 25, since many younger Canadians are still attending school.

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Paper provided by Gouvernement du Canada - Human Resources Development in its series Papers with number r-98-1e.

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Length: 25 pages
Date of creation: 1998
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Handle: RePEc:fth:cagohu:r-98-1e

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Keywords: LITERACY ; LABOUR MARKET;

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  1. Kapsalis, Constantine, 1997. "Employee Training: An International Perspective," MPRA Paper 25754, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  2. Vicky Barham & Maurice Marchand & Pierre Pestieau, 1991. "Education and Poverty Trap," Working Papers 830, Queen's University, Department of Economics.
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Cited by:
  1. Sherri Torjman, 2000. "Integrating the Unemployed Through Customized Training," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 26(s1), pages 221-233, July.
  2. Kapsalis, Constantine & Tourigny, Pierre, 2002. "Profiles and Transitions of Groups at Risk of Social Exclusion: Lone Parents," MPRA Paper 25751, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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