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December 2, 2016

Canada should strengthen the safety net under workers in precarious jobs, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Precarious Positions: Policy Options to Mitigate Risks in Non-standard Employment,” authors Colin Busby and Ramya Muthukumaran investigate trends in jobs with heightened employment risks and offer policy solutions to support insecure workers. 

Colin Busby

Colin Busby currently serves as directeur des politiques et du développement at HEC Montréal.

Ramya Muthukumaran

Ramya joined the C.D. Howe Institute in 2015 as a researcher. She holds an MA in Economics from McGill University and an MSc in Media and Communications from the LSE. Her research interests focus on trade and financial services, as well as health and labour market policy.