Wednesday, June 3, 2015

New ICS Study

Changes in wealth across the income distribution, 1999 to 2012

by Sharanjit Uppal and Sébastien LaRochelle-Côté

Insights on Canadian Society

This article examines changes in the wealth of Canadian families (i.e. total family assets minus total family debt) over the period from 1999 to 2012, with a particular focus on changes across income quintiles. The paper also examines changes in the concentration of wealth across income quintiles, as well as the characteristics of families with low income and no wealth.

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