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La pauvreté au Québec et au Canada

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  • Sami Bibi
  • Jean-Yves Duclos

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Ce papier estime l'évolution de la pauvreté au Québec et au Canada de 1996 à 2005 ainsi que les effets des principaux impôts et transferts aux particuliers sur l'allégement de la pauvreté. Cette analyse valide et complète les évaluations de certains organismes officiels tels que Statistique Canada, l'Institut de la Statistique du Québec et le Ministère de l'Emploi et de la Solidarité Sociale. Un problème important auquel fait face toute analyse comparative de la pauvreté est le choix du seuil et de la mesure de pauvreté. Comme il est généralement arbitraire de privilégier un choix plutôt qu'un autre, des tests de robustesse sont effectués. Ces tests montrent que le classement des provinces canadiennes en termes de pauvreté absolue et relative est souvent sensible au choix du seuil et de la mesure de pauvreté.

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  • Sami Bibi & Jean-Yves Duclos, 2009. "La pauvreté au Québec et au Canada," Cahiers de recherche 0922, CIRPEE.
  • Handle: RePEc:lvl:lacicr:0922
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    1. Dorothée Boccanfuso & Marie-Eve Yergeau, 2013. "La contribution santé épargne-t-elle les pauvres du Québec?," Cahiers de recherche 13-06, Departement d'Economique de l'École de gestion à l'Université de Sherbrooke.
    2. Nabil Annabi & Youssef Boudribila & Simon Harvey, 2013. "Labour supply and income distribution effects of the working income tax benefit: a general equilibrium microsimulation analysis," IZA Journal of Labor Policy, Springer;Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 2(1), pages 1-33, December.

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    Keywords

    Pauvreté; analyse de robustesse; Québec; Canada;

    JEL classification:

    • D31 - Microeconomics - - Distribution - - - Personal Income and Wealth Distribution
    • I31 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - General Welfare, Well-Being
    • I32 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty
    • I38 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Government Programs; Provision and Effects of Welfare Programs

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