for their constructive comments and suggestions. This paper represents the views of the author and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of Statistics Canada. ABSTRACT This study examines the expansion of visible minority neighbourhoods in Canada's three largest metropolitan areas. Minority neighbourhoods, defined as census tracts with over 30% of their… (More)
[file: ethnic 14a-2.wpd]-1-Searching for Jobs We have learned in the past twenty-five years that social networks are important and often successful means of searching for jobs. They provide " network capital, " an important form of social capital, that link people interpersonally to job opportunities. But what kinds of network ties pay off for whom?… (More)
for their helpful comments and suggestions. This paper represents the views of the authors and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of Statistics Canada.
What is the Digital Divide? The " digital divide, " a concept propounded by political advocates such as the African-American leader Jessie Jackson refers to systematic differences in computer and Internet use: between developed and less-developed countries, between people of different socioeconomic statuses (education, income, occupation, wealth), between… (More)
Jill Quadagno for their helpful comments and suggestions. This paper represents the views of the authors and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of Statistics Canada.
Hypothesis testing is uncommon in agent-based modeling and there are many reasons why (see Fagiolo, Windrum, and Moneta (2007) for a review). This is one of those uncommon studies: a combination of the new and old. First, a traditional neo-classical model of decision making is broadened by introducing agents who interact in an organization. The resulting… (More)
The U. S. residential landscape is increasingly multi-racial and multi-ethnic, giving rise to the question of how to compare dichotomous segregation among multiple groups living in the same area. To address the problem in the existing dichotomous approach, which offers no common basis for comparing dichotomous segregation among multiple groups, this paper… (More)
This study explores the effects of foreign education on earnings. Previously, most research used indirect estimated information about foreign education, and documented the lower earnings of immigrants who had foreign education in comparison to those who had domestic education. Using direct information obtained from respondents of a recent survey, this… (More)
This is the first statistical analysis to understand how economic globalization affects earnings of native-born and immigrant populations with different racial and ethnic backgrounds in Canada. Draw on four measures of economic globalization: number of non-resident workers in CMAs, number of companies with foreign investment, size of financial industry, and… (More)