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Canadian Child Benefits : Behavioural Connsequences; Income Adequacy and Alternatives


  • Phipps, S.


Uses LIS data to assess three dimensions of the new Canadian child benefit system: how the earned-income supplement will affect labor supply, the existence and consequences of lags between the receipt of benefits relative to income loss, and finally benefit levels are demonstrated to be lower than necessary to support a child.
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  • Phipps, S., 1993. "Canadian Child Benefits : Behavioural Connsequences; Income Adequacy and Alternatives," Department of Economics at Dalhousie University working papers archive 93-03, Dalhousie, Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:dal:wparch:93-03

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    1. Frances Woolley & Arndt Vermaeten & Judith Madill, 1996. "Ending Universality: The Case of Child Benefits," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 22(1), pages 24-39, March.

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