International students as a source of labour supply: Engagement in the labour market during the period of study

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While the primary reason for international students being in Canada is for study purposes, they may also participate in the labour market. Increases over the past two decades in the number of international students, alongside programs designed to facilitate their availability to work while studying, parallel a growing role played by this population in the Canadian labour market. This article assesses the extent to which international students who intended to study at the postsecondary level were engaged in the labour market.

Issue Number: 2021011
Volume: 1
Author(s): Crossman, Eden; Choi, Youjin; Hou, Feng
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