In general, holding a PhD in Canada is associated with good employment outcomes. But while aggregate outcomes are good, immigrants with PhDs do not fare nearly as well as non-immigrants. In many cases, immigrants with…View More Immigrants With PhDs: Difficult Transitions, Marginal Advantages
Immigrants to this country are generally happier than the folks they left behind in their ancestral nations, but most diaspora communities report they are less satisfied with life here than their Canadian-born peers, according to…View More Are Immigrants Happy? It Depends …
Few people would disagree that Blacks and other non-whites are treated differently than whites by the criminal justice system. All the statistical data show that Blacks get harsher penalties, longer sentences and are over-represented in prisons .…View More Blinded by “Merit”
Economist Andrew Jackson of the Broadbent Institute in Ottawa has argued that visible-minority Canadians earn less money, and have higher unemployment rates, than is the case for white Canadians (“Canadian-born Visible Minority Youth Facing an…View More All New Entrants Face Barriers, Not Just Viz Mins
Social mobility, access to opportunity and fairness are foundational principles of Canadian society. Sold on these ideals, immigrants arrive ready to thrive. Instead most struggle to survive as they find themselves shut out of the…View More New Canadians pushed to edges of the economy
Much of the commentary following the release of the National Household Survey on May 8 may have missed the point: that Canada’s population today is very different from 50 years ago. And, unless there are…View More Third Opinion: “Visible minority,” really?