Canadian gender trends in education and work

by Victor Thiessen

Publisher: Applied Research Branch, Human Resources Develpment Canada in [Hull, Quebec]

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Statementby Victor Thiessen and Christy Nickerson.
SeriesTechnical document ;, T-00-4E, Technical document (Canada. Human Resources Development Canada. Applied Research Branch) ;, T-00-4E.
ContributionsNickerson, Christy., Canada. Human Resources Development Canada. Applied Research Branch.
LC ClassificationsLC1762 .T45 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 61 p. :
Number of Pages61
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3746969M
ISBN 100662293282
LC Control Number2003427694

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Canadian gender trends in education and work / by Victor Thiessen and Christy Nickerson.: MP/E. The main purpose of this report is to document recent educational and labour market activities and experiences of Canadian women and men.

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In contrast, (gross) secondary school enrolment rates are a flow variable, indicative of gender differences in the particular year in which the data are measured.

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