The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

January 06, 2016 08:30 ET

The Fraser Institute/Media Advisory: Are Canada's Rich Gaining at the Expense of the Poor? New Study Coming Thursday, January 7

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Jan. 6, 2016) - On Thursday, January 7, the Fraser Institute will release a new study examining whether high income Canadians are gaining at the expense of low income Canadians.

Income Mobility, The Rich and Poor in Canada, written by Herbert Grubel, professor emeritus of economics at Simon Fraser University and Fraser Institute senior fellow, spotlights the concepts of income inequality and income mobility - the fact that people's incomes change over time.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on January 7 at 5:30 a.m. (Eastern).

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The Fraser Institute is an independent Canadian public policy research and educational organization with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal and ties to a global network of think-tanks in 87 countries. Its mission is to improve the quality of life for Canadians, their families and future generations by studying, measuring and broadly communicating the effects of government policies, entrepreneurship and choice on their well-being. To protect the Institute's independence, it does not accept grants from governments or contracts for research. Visit www.fraserinstitute.org

Contact Information

  • MEDIA CONTACTS:
    Herbert Grubel
    Senior Fellow, Fraser Institute
    Professor of Economics (Emeritus), Simon Fraser University
    604-980-7922
    hgrubel@gmail.com

    For further information, contact:
    Aanand Radia
    Media Relations Specialist, Fraser Institute
    (416) 363-6575 ext. 238
    aanand.radia@fraserinstitute.org