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Immigrant Labour Market Outcomes and Skills Differences in Canada

[This study] uses [data from the Survey of Adult Skills] to better understand the impact of literacy and numeracy skills on employment outcomes for immigrants. This provides a different angle to study immigrant labour outcomes based on objectively measured skill levels separate from other measures of human capital (e.g., educational attainment and field of study). The questions that informed the study were: 1. What is the impact of immigrant status on various employment outcomes? 2. What is the impact of various possible controlling factors such as demographics and human capital? 3.What is the impact of numeracy test scores? 4. What is the impact of literacy test scores?