Earnings Inequality and the Gender Pay Gap in Canada: The Role of Women’s Under-representation Among Top Earners - ARCHIVED

Articles and reports: 11-626-X2019002


This Economic Insights article examines the representation of women in top earnings groups—specifically, the top 0.1%, next 0.9% and next 9% of earners—and the extent to which their under-representation in these groups contributes to the overall gender gap in annual earnings. Trends are documented over almost forty years from 1978 to 2015.

Issue Number: 2019002
Author(s): Bonikowska, Aneta; Drolet, Marie; Fortin, Nicole

Main Product: Economic Insights

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