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The Daily

Tuesday, June 19, 2007

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Summer 2007

The Summer 2007 print edition of Perspectives on Labour and Income contains five articles, all of which have appeared previously in its online edition.

"The busy lives of teens" examines trends in the number of hours teenagers spend daily on education-related activities, paid work and housework.

"Payday loans" looks at who uses this form of credit and why.

"Fuelling the economy" details economic activity and employment in the oil and gas industry, from exploration to retail.

"GDP and employment growth" assesses the variety of factors contributing to the slowdown of output growth relative to employment growth in 2006.

"Literacy and employability" examines the effects of literacy and numeracy skills on the employability and incomes of high school dropouts compared with graduates.

This edition also features updates on work absence rates and gambling. The "What's New?" section highlights recent studies of interest from Statistics Canada and other organizations, while "In the works" previews some upcoming articles.

The Summer 2007 issue of Perspectives on Labour and Income, Vol. 19, no. 2 (75-001-XPE, $20/$63) is now available.

For more information, contact Henry Pold (613-951-4608;, Labour and Household Surveys Analysis Division.