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Four Decades of Canadian Earnings Inequality and Dynamics Across Workers and Firms

Audra Bowlus, Émilien Gouin-Bonenfant, Huju Liu, Lance Lochner & Youngmin Park
We use four decades of Canadian matched employer-employee data to explore how inequality and the dynamics of individual earnings have evolved over time in Canada. We also examine how the earnings growth of individuals is related to the growth of their employers.

Earnings Dynamics and Intergenerational Transmission of Skill

Lance Lochner & Youngmin Park
Intergenerational mobility refers to any change in the social and economic status between generations. It is widely considered a critical component of social justice and an indicator of economic efficiency. A popular way of measuring intergenerational mobility is to assess the persistence of earnings across generations. However, this measure does not necessarily reflect intergenerational mobility in long-run economic status. This is because earnings vary from one year to another due to short-term factors unrelated to...

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  • Bank of Canada
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  • Columbia University
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  • Western University
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  • Statistics Canada
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