Rich Man, Poor Man: The Policy Implications of Canadians Living Longer
12 Pages Posted: 31 Aug 2018
Date Written: August 23, 2018
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.
Keywords: Insurance;Intergenerational Equity;Poverty and Inequality;Public Pension Plans;Seniors' Benefits
JEL Classification: H55
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