The association between skills and low income

Articles and reports: 75-006-X201600114322


This article explores how skill proficiencies are related to household income for Canadians aged 16 to 65 using data from the first wave of the Longitudinal and International Study of Adults (LISA), conducted in 2012. The article also demonstrates how the relationship between skill level and low income changes after controlling for other characteristics known to increase the risk of low income.

Issue Number: 2016001
Author(s): Heisz, Andrew; Notten, Geranda; Situ, Jerry
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