Income instability of lone parents, singles, and two-parent families in Canada 1984 to 2004

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Resource Language: 
English
Author: 
René Morissette
Yuri Ostrovsky
Publisher: 
Business and Labour Market Analysis, Statistics Canada
Publication Date: 
2007

Examines income instability of lone parents, singles and two-parent families in Canada in the past two decades using tax data. Discusses whether there has been a widespread increase in earnings instability among lone parents (especially lone mothers.

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