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Aspects longitudinaux de l'inegalite des revenus au Canada

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  • Berube, Charles
  • Morissette, Rene

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Dans ce document, nous posons les trois questions suivantes : 1) Meme apres la prise en compte des effets cycliques, les nouvelles periodes de faible revenu durent-elles aujourd'hui plus longtemps que par le passe ? 2) Une fois qu'il a commence une nouvelle periode de faible revenu, un travailleur de sexe masculin gagne-t-il aujourd'hui un salaire annuel reel plus faible qu'au milieu des annees 70 ? 3) L'inegalite des revenus en longue periode s'est-elle accentuee dans les annees 80 ? Les reponses a ces questions sont les suivantes. Premierement, meme en tenant compte des taux de chomage relativement eleves observes depuis le milieu des annees 80, on constate que les travailleurs canadiens de sexe masculin, particulierement les 18-24 ans, ont eu plus de difficultes a quitter le bas de l'echelle des revenus au cours de la periode 1985-1993 que durant la periode 1975-1984. En d'autres termes, les nouvelles periodes de faible revenu durent maintenant plus longtemps pour ces travailleurs. Deuxiemement, les jeunes hommes qui traversaient une nouvelle periode de faible revenu ont recu, en 1985-1993, un salaire annuel reel de beaucoup inferieur a celui que leurs homologues gagnaient en 1975-1984. Troisiemement, au cours des annees 80, l'inegalite des revenus cumules sur six ou sur dix ans s'est accentuee au meme rythme que l'inegalite des revenus annuels.

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  • Berube, Charles & Morissette, Rene, 1996. "Aspects longitudinaux de l'inegalite des revenus au Canada," Direction des etudes analytiques : documents de recherche 1996094f, Statistics Canada, Direction des etudes analytiques.
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    1. Bernier, Rachel, 1998. "Les dimensions de l'inegalite salariale chez les Autochtones," Direction des etudes analytiques : documents de recherche 1997109f, Statistics Canada, Direction des etudes analytiques.
    2. Zhu, Nong & Batisse, Cécile, 2011. "L’inégalité, la pauvreté et l’intégration économique des immigrants au Canada depuis les années quatre-vingt-dix," L'Actualité Economique, Société Canadienne de Science Economique, vol. 87(3), pages 227-268, septembre.
    3. Picot, Garnett, 1998. "Le point sur l'inegalite des gains et sur la remuneration des jeunes durant les annees 90," Direction des etudes analytiques : documents de recherche 1998116f, Statistics Canada, Direction des etudes analytiques.
    4. Nong Zhu & Cecile Batisse, 2014. "L'inégalité, la pauvreté et l'intégration économique des immigrants au Canada depuis les années 1990," CIRANO Working Papers 2014s-10, CIRANO.

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