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What have we learned studying income inequality and population health?
Looks at the relationship between income distribution and health. Reviews the chronology of studies on this subject, explores some of the differences between countries and examines research gaps.
Published: 2004
Young women work: community economic development to reduce women's poverty and improve income
Describes barriers and opportunities for young women. Outlines community economic development approaches to preventing poverty among young women ages 15 to 24. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Death of a spouse: the impact on income for senior men and women
Compares the dynamics of income during widowhood among women and men aged 65 and over. (See Details)
Published: 2006
Two hundred and forty-four voices: Manitobans with disabilities share their views on income assistance and employment
Reflects the feedback, and suggestions, from the 244 participants who attended eleven community consultation meetings on the issues raised, and suggestions for change presented, in the research document entitled Employment Solutions. The document was a short summary of the eight recommendations to come out of research into how the provincial Income Assistance Program enables people with disabilities to train for, and find work. The present report incorporates additional recommendations of the Manitoba League of Persons with Disabilities' Income Security Committee and the MLPD's Provincial Council on the changes required to improve the provincial Income Assistance Program to better support Manitobans with disabilities to prepare for, and find, meaningful employment opportunities.
Published: 2000
The hidden costs of health care wage cuts in BC
Looks at the personal, family and organizational impacts of wage cuts in British Columbia’s health care sector. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Income instability of lone parents, singles, and two-parent families in Canada 1984 to 2004
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. (See Details)
Published: 2007
Wives, mothers and wages: does timing matter?
Investigates whether the timing of family formation decisions has an impact on women's wages, and whether these decisions have a permanent or transitory impact on the earnings of mothers. (See Details)
Published: 2002
Income and women's health
Addresses how income affects women's health. Looks at which women are poor and what makes women poorer than men. Explains how poverty undermines women's health. (See Details)
Published: 2005
Income of Black women in Canada
Examines the level and distribution of income among African Canadian women. Explores the impact of racism on education and employment.
Published: 2005
Widowhood: consequences on income for senior women
Analyzes the impact of widowhood on income, as well as changes in the low-income rate and the sources of income among women 65 years of age and over between 1990 and 2001. (See Details)
Published: 2004