October 11th, 2005

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Transfers matter most: how changes in transfer systems of Canada and the United States explain the divergence in household poverty levels from 1974-1994.

The most significant and critical finding of this paper is that the most important system for explaining the divergence of relative household poverty rates between the United States and Canada from 1974 to 1994 is between the Canadian and U.S. Social Retirement systems.

International Journal of Comparative Sociology February 1, 2004
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