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Immigration and Firm Productivity: Evidence from the Canadian Employer-Employee Dynamics Database (2020)
Immigration and Firm Productivity: Evidence from the Canadian Employer-Employee Dynamics Database (2020)
Published on: September 14, 2020
This study examines the empirical relationship between immigration and firm-level productivity in Canada.
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Persistent overqualification among immigrants and non-immigrants (2020)
Published on: September 5, 2020
Using integrated data from the 2006 and 2016 censuses, this study examines persistent overqualification over time among immigrants and non-immigrants.
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Transitions into and out of employment by immigrants during the COVID-19 lockdown and recovery
Transitions into and out of employment by immigrants during the COVID-19 lockdown and recovery (2020)
Published on: August 24, 2020
This study found that recent immigrants were more likely than Canadian-born workers to move out of employment in March and April mainly because of their shorter job tenure and over-representation in lower-wage jobs.
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Innovation in Immigrant-owned Firms in Canada (2020)
Published on: June 17, 2020
This study found that small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) owned by immigrants were more likely than similar enterprises owned by Canadian-born individuals to implement a product or process innovation (2020).
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Immigrant skill utilization: Immigrants with STEM education and trends in over-education
Published on: December 13, 2019
Based on the 2016 Census data, the study ‘Skill Utilization and Earnings of STEM-educated Immigrants in Canada: Differences by Degree Level and Field of Study’ compares the likelihood of immigrant and Canadian-born workers with a degree in a STEM field to be working in a STEM-related occupation.
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Agricultural sector workers from the Temporary Foreign Workers Program, 2015
Published on: July 8, 2019
Hiring temporary foreign workers has become a widespread practice to compensate for the lack of available labour in the agriculture sector. Statistics Canada studied the presence of these workers in the population, employed for agricultural operations in Canada, by cross-referencing and comparing data from the Temporary Foreign Worker Program with 2016 Census of Agriculture data.
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