As a follow up to the international conference on “Social Statistics, Poverty and Social Exclusion” organized by the QICSS and the MESS last fall, we are pleased to release Alain Noël’s report summarizing the main research evidence from Quebec, Canada and abroad presented at this meeting. You can download the report, the summary and the highlights.
This third issue of the CRDCN Research Highlight series summarizes research findings on life satisfaction and perceived workplace discrimination among people with disability according to whether disability occurred in childhood or adulthood. We learn that being exposed to separate and unequal educational experiences reduces satisfaction and increases perceived discrimination. Find out more by clicking here.
Colleagues form the Canadian Labour Market and Skills Researcher Network (CLSRN) just released a series of eight research papers on Canada’s retirement income system. Among them, three papers used confidential microdata files accessed through RDCs to look at important policy questions: Kevin Milligan examines issues around employer-provided pensions, Tammy Schirle looks at poverty among seniors, while Ted McDonald and Chris Worswick focus on the experience of older immigrants.