Edited by David A. Green, W. Craig Riddell and France St-Hilaire
The Institute for Research on Public Policy, in collaboration with the Canadian Labour Market and Skills Researcher Network, has gathered some of the country’s leading experts to provide new evidence on the causes and effects of growing income inequality in Canada and the role of policy. Their research and analysis is collected in this volume, the fifth in the IRPP’s The Art of the State series. To purchase a copy, please visit the IRPP store. Some chapters are available online.

Contents
What Has Happened to Middle-Class Earnings in Canada?Charles M. Beach
Poverty Dynamics among Vulnerable Groups in CanadaTony Fang and Morley Gunderson
Consumption Inequality in Canada, 1997-2009Sam Norris and Krishna Pendakur
Can Labour Relations Reform Reduce Wage Inequality?Scott Legree, Tammy Schirle and Mikal Skuterud
The Distributional Impacts of an Energy Boom in Western CanadaJoseph Marchand
Immigration, Poverty and Income Inequality in CanadaGarnett Picot and Feng Hou
Technological Change and Declining Immigrants’ Earnings Outcomes: Implications for Income Inequality in CanadaCasey Warman and Christopher Worswick
What’s So Bad about Increasing Inequality in Canada?Lars Osberg

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