Institute for Research on Public Policy
Part 1: Inequality Trends in Canada
Trends in Income Inequality in Canada and Elsewhere
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
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?
Notes on Contributors
Income Inequality: The Canadian Story
February 25, 2016, Ottawa
With the Support of
Andrew Heisz provides a broad overview of income inequality trends in Canada.
Thomas Lemieux and Craig Riddell
Thomas Lemieux and Craig Riddell analyze the changing characteristics of top income earners in Canada in recent decades.
February 23, 2016
Income Inequality in Canada: A Policy Options Podcast
Kevin Milligan and Michael Smart, November 25, 2015
Who should tax Canada’s 1%? We say leave it to Ottawa
David A. Green and Kelly Foley, July 30, 2015
Increasing education won’t stop rising inequality (and may make it worse)
Keith Banting and John Myles, May 21, 2015
Is new focus on middle class over poverty good for Canadians?