Grady, Patrick (2009): The impact of immigration on Canada’s labour market. Published in: Fraser Forum No. December 2009 (December 2009): pp. 28-32.
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This paper discusses the performance of recent immigrants in Canada's labour market and reviews some of the literature on the causes of their poor performance. The paper concludes that, using the existing selection system, it is not possible to admit annually as many as 250,000 immigrants who are capable of doing well in the Canadian labour market, despite 16 years of economic expansion, during which the unemployment rate dropped below 6%. It also speculates that The situation can only worsen as unemployment climbs, as the economy slackens.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||The impact of immigration on Canada’s labour market|
|Keywords:||immigration to Canada, labour market, labour market performance of recent immigrants|
|Subjects:||J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J3 - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs > J31 - Wage Level and Structure ; Wage Differentials
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J6 - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers > J61 - Geographic Labor Mobility ; Immigrant Workers
|Depositing User:||Patrick Grady|
|Date Deposited:||20. Sep 2010 02:40|
|Last Modified:||16. Feb 2013 02:39|
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