Low-Income Intensity During the 1990 s : The Role of Economic

  title={Low-Income Intensity During the 1990 s : The Role of Economic},
  author={Garnett Picot and Ren{\'e} Morissette and John Myles},
All countries look to economic growth to reduce low-income. This paper focuses on the 1990s and assesses the role played by changes in economic growth, employment earnings and government transfers in the patterns of low-income intensity in Canada during the 1990s. We find that low-income intensity was higher in most provinces during the 1990s than during the 1980s (comparing comparable positions in the business cycle). The largest increases were in Ontario, Quebec and B.C. In particular, in… CONTINUE READING

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