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Assessing the Impact of Historical Changes in Social Protection on Poverty in Canada

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  • Paul Makdissi

    () (GREDI, Département d'économique, Université de Sherbrooke)

  • Mathieu Audet

    () (GREDI, Faculte d'administration, Université de Sherbrooke)

Abstract

In this article, we analyze how various historical modifications to welfare and old age pensions programs have affected poverty in Canada.

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  • Paul Makdissi & Mathieu Audet, 2006. "Assessing the Impact of Historical Changes in Social Protection on Poverty in Canada," Cahiers de recherche 06-16, Departement d'Economique de l'École de gestion à l'Université de Sherbrooke.
  • Handle: RePEc:shr:wpaper:06-16
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    1. Paul Makdissi & Dorothée Boccanfuso & Mathieu Audet, 2006. "L’impact de la proposition conservatrice de réforme du financement des services de garde sur la pauvreté et l’inégalité au Québec," Cahiers de recherche 06-10, Departement d'Economique de l'École de gestion à l'Université de Sherbrooke.
    2. Makdissi, Paul & Therrien, Yannick & Wodon, Quentin, 2006. "L’impact des transferts publics et des taxes sur la pauvreté au Canada et aux États-Unis," L'Actualité Economique, Société Canadienne de Science Economique, vol. 82(3), pages 377-394, septembre.
    3. Makdissi, Paul & Groleau, Yves, 2002. "Que pouvons-nous apprendre des profils de pauvreté canadiens?," L'Actualité Economique, Société Canadienne de Science Economique, vol. 78(2), pages 257-286, Juin.
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    Keywords

    Social protection; Poverty;

    JEL classification:

    • 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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