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Fishing in different pools: Job-search strategies and job-finding success in Canada in the early 1980s
(University of Chicago, acting through its Press, 1993-04)
The job-search methods of jobless workers are examined in an analysis that emphasizes sample selectivity in choice of job-search strategies, especially the use of public employment agencies. Longitudinal data from the Labor ...
Social Capital and Basic Goods: The Cautionary Tale of Drinking Water in India
This study uses micro-data from the 1998-99 Indian Time Use Survey (ITUS; covering 77,593 persons in 18,591 households in Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, Meghalaya, Orissa, and Haryana) to argue that time use data ...
Canada's Declining Social Safety Net, The Case for EI Reform
(Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, 2009-06)
Trends in Economic Well-Being in Canada in the 1990s
(Institute for Research on Public Policy and the Centre for the Study of Living Standards, 2001-06)
Inter-generational effects of disability benefits: evidence from Canadian social assistance programs
Individuals with disabilities face greater challenges in the labor market than able-bodied individuals, and a growing body of research is finding that their children also tend to have more developmental problems than the ...
The Effect of Economic Insecurity on Mental Health: Recent Evidence from Australian Panel Data
This paper estimates the impact of economic insecurity on the mental health of Australian adults. Taking microdata from the 2001-2011 HILDA panel survey, we develop a conceptually diverse set of insecurity measures and ...
Social Protection of the Elderly in Tanzania: Current Status and Future Possibilities
Based on United Nations demographic estimates, the number of Tanzanians over 60 years of age is expected to almost triple between 2020 and 2050. As a consequence, the government is likely to face escalating pressure to ...
Why the Increase in Inequality Matters