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Rich Man, Poor Man: The Policy Implications of Canadians Living Longer

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August 23, 2018
Rich Man, Poor Man: The Policy Implications of Canadians Living Longer

A longevity gap between rich and poor has persisted over the years in Canada with significant policy implications, according to a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In “Rich Man, Poor Man: The Policy Implications of Canadians Living Longer” – the first study of long-term changes in longevity across earnings groups in Canada – authors Kevin Milligan and Tammy Schirle provide new evidence on the incomes and life expectancy of Canadians.

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Kevin Milligan, Professor, Vancouver School of Economics, University of British Columbia
Kevin Milligan
Tammy Schirle, Professor, Wilfrid Laurier University
Tammy Schirle

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