The Dynamics of the Earnings Distribution in Canada: An Econometric Analysis
AbstractThis paper concerns the earnings mobility of individuals in the Canadian labour market. It is inspired by the growing economics literature on the growing inequality of the earnings distributions in North America. The majority of the studies that deal with Canada, such as the well-known work by Beach and Slotsve (1996) are based on cross-sectional data sets such as the Canadian Survey of Consumer Finances ans the Labour Force Survey, which ,lacking a longitudinal dimension, do not permit an analysis of earnings dynamics.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University of Ottawa, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 9803e.
Length: 52 pages
Date of creation: 1998
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INCOME DISTRIBUTION ; ECONOMETRICS ; CANADA;
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- Finnie, Ross, 2001. "The Effects of Inter-provincial Mobility on Individuals' Earnings: Panel Model Estimates for Canada," Analytical Studies Branch Research Paper Series 2001163e, Statistics Canada, Analytical Studies Branch.
- Finnie, Ross & Gray, David, 2002. "Earnings dynamics in Canada: an econometric analysis," Labour Economics, Elsevier, vol. 9(6), pages 763-800, December.
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