Trends in Intergenerational Income Mobility and Income Inequality in Canada
Author: Catherine Haeck, David Lapierre, Marie Connolly
Topic: Poverty issues
Publisher: Statistics Canada
Location: Canada
Format: Report
Content Type: Research
Publication Date: February 10, 2021

In this paper, administrative Canadian tax data are exploited to compute measures of intergenerational income mobility at the national, provincial and territorial levels. This work provides detailed descriptive evidence on trends in social mobility. Five cohorts of Canadians, born between 1963 and 1985, are observed as teens living with their parents and again as adults in their late 20s and early 30s.

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