There is a complex range of causes of Canada’s increased income inequality. They range from changes in how economic activity is organized and located internationally to domestic policy decisions. Some, like changes in patterns of international trade and production or technological change, can make the problem seem very large and intractable. That’s why it is because particularly important to identify those government policies that have contributed to increased inequality. This paper originally appeared as a series of three blog posts for the Broadbent Institute. You can find the blogs here.
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