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January 14, 2020

January 14, 2020 – Participating in school/work co-op programs is linked to higher incomes and a higher likelihood of success in the labour market after graduation, but some get more benefits than others, says a new report from the C.D. Howe Institute.

In “Work-Ready Graduates: The Role of Co-op Programs in Labour Market Success,” author Rosalie Wyonch shows how the effect of participating in a co-op program differs for certain groups, including women, visible minorities and immigrants.

Rosalie Wyonch

Rosalie has a Master of Arts in Economics and a Bachelor of Arts in Honours Mathematical Economics from the University of Waterloo. Prior to joining the C.D. Howe Institute in 2016, she was a Research Analyst at the Ontario Ministry of Finance in the Office of Economic Policy. Beginning in 2018, she became the director of the Health Policy Research Program and leads the C.D.