Chronic low income and low-income dynamics among recent immigrants
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Chronic low income and low-income dynamics among recent immigrants by Garnett Picot

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Published by Statistics Canada in Ottawa, Ont .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Immigrants -- Income -- Canada.,
  • Alien labor -- Canada.,
  • Immigrants -- Canada -- Economic conditions.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Garnett Picot, Feng Hou and Simon Coulombe.
SeriesResearch paper series (Statistics Canada. Analytical Studies Branch) -- no. 294
ContributionsHou, Feng., Coulombe, Simon., Statistics Canada. Analytical Studies Branch.
The Physical Object
Pagination50 p. :
Number of Pages50
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22239473M
ISBN 109780662449935

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Chronic Low Income and Low-income Dynamics Among Recent Immigrants by Garnett Picot, Feng Hou and Simon Coulombe 11F No. ISSN: Hou, Feng & Picot, Garnett & Coulombe, Simon, "Chronic Low Income and Low-income Dynamics Among Recent Immigrants," Analytical Studies Branch Research Paper Series e, Statistics Canada, Analytical Studies Branch. Handle: RePEc:stc:stcp3ee. BibTeX @MISC{Picot07chroniclow, author = {Garnett Picot and Feng Hou and Simon Coulombe and Garnett Picot and Feng Hou and Simon Coulombe}, title = {Chronic Low Income and Low-income Dynamics Among Recent Immigrants. Analytical Studies Branch Research Paper Series. Catalogue no. 11FMIE}, year = {}}. Chronic low income is defined as having a family income under a low-income cut-off for five consecutive years or more. A regionally adjusted low-income measure is used for the analysis. Among immigrants who were in low income in any given year, about one-half were in chronic low income.

Moreover, while low-income rates among recent immigrants have trended upwards, there has been declining low-income rates among the Canadian-born. 3 As a result, rather than converging, the gap between low-income rates for immigrants and those born in Canada has increased considerably.   As a result, on top of the additional risk of chronic disease that low income poses, members of these communities are subject to the negative health consequences of unsafe neighborhoods as well. The phrase “community dynamics” refers to .   For example, the risk for chronic conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, and obesity is higher among those with the lowest income and education levels. 17 In addition, older adults who are poor experience higher rates of disability and mortality. 25 Finally, people with disabilities are more vulnerable to the effects of poverty than other.   • • 2 minute read OTTAWA — Chronic low income among so-called “family-class” immigrants is a concern that needs to be addressed not just for humanitarian reasons.

Why Low-Income Households Become Unstably Housed: Evidence From the Panel Study of Income Dynamics Seungbeom Kang To cite this article: Seungbeom Kang (): Why Low-Income Households Become Unstably Housed: Evidence From the Panel Study of Income Dynamics, Housing Policy Debate, DOI: /   Chronic Low Income and Low-income Dynamics Among Recent Immigrants. Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 11FMIE. Toronto Immigrant Employment Database Initiative. TIEDI Labour Force Update: CANADA April Toronto: York University. Available Online. Worswick, Christopher. Immigrants' Declining Earnings: Reasons and Remedies. Hou, Feng & Picot, Garnett & Coulombe, Simon, "Chronic Low Income and Low-income Dynamics Among Recent Immigrants," Analytical Studies Branch Research Paper Series e, Statistics Canada, Analytical Studies Branch. Abdurrahman Aydemir & Mikal Skuterud, Recent immigrants are also less likely to make use of subsidized housing than native Canadians of the same income level. In % of low-income native Canadians lived in subsidized housing, but only % of low income recent immigrants did so, though this number was considerably higher among more established immigrants.