Income Inequality: The Canadian Story

Sous la direction de David A. Green, W. Craig Riddell et France St-Hilaire
En collaboration avec le Réseau canadien de chercheurs dans le domaine du marché du travail et des compétences (RCCMTC), l’Institut de recherche en politiques publiques a réuni d’éminents spécialistes de partout au pays afin de recueillir de nouvelles données sur les causes et effets des inégalités croissantes de revenu et le rôle des politiques publiques. Leurs recherches et analyses ont été publiées dans ce cinquième volume de la collection L’art de l’État de l’IRPP. L’ouvrage est disponible dans le magasin de l’IRPP. Plusieurs chapitres sont accessibles en ligne.


Table des matières

Introduction

Income Inequality in Canada: Driving Forces, Outcomes and Policy

David A. Green, W. Craig Riddell and France St-Hilaire

Part 1: Inequality Trends in Canada

Trends in Income Inequality in Canada and Elsewhere

Andrew Heisz

Who Are Canada’s Top 1 Percent?

Thomas Lemieux and W. Craig Riddell

What Has Happened to Middle-Class Earnings in Canada?

Charles M. Beach

Poverty Dynamics among Vulnerable Groups in Canada

Tony Fang and Morley Gunderson

Consumption Inequality in Canada, 1997-2009

Sam Norris and Krishna Pendakur

Part 3: The Role of Policy

Why More Education Will Not Solve Rising Inequality (and May Make It Worse)

Kelly Foley and David A. Green

Can Labour Relations Reform Reduce Wage Inequality?

Scott Legree, Tammy Schirle and Mikal Skuterud

The Role of Taxes and Transfers in Reducing Income Inequality

Andrew Heisz and Brian Murphy

Provincial Taxation of High Incomes: The Effects on Progressivity and Tax Revenue

Kevin Milligan and Michael Smart

Framing the New Inequality: The Politics of Income Redistribution in Canada

Keith Banting and John Myles

Part 2: Driving Forces and Outcomes

Has the Canadian Labour Market Polarized?

David A. Green and Benjamin M. Sand

Changes in Wage Inequality in Canada: An Interprovincial Perspective

Nicole M. Fortin and Thomas Lemieux

The Distributional Impacts of an Energy Boom in Western Canada

Joseph Marchand

Immigration, Poverty and Income Inequality in Canada

Garnett Picot and Feng Hou

Technological Change and Declining Immigrants’ Earnings Outcomes: Implications for Income Inequality in Canada

Casey Warman and Christopher Worswick

What’s So Bad about Increasing Inequality in Canada?

Lars Osberg

Contributors

Notes on Contributors

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