Immigration and the shifting occupational distribution in Canada, 2001 to 2021

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Description: Research generally supports the idea that technological change has favoured the demand for workers in occupations requiring higher levels of education and skills and negatively affected employment in occupations requiring lower skill levels. This article assesses the changes over the past two decades in the occupational skill level of employment in Canada, with a focus on the role of immigration in the changing occupational structure.
Issue Number: 2024003
Author(s): Hou, Feng; Picot, Garnett
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