The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

June 24, 2015 08:30 ET

Fraser Institute Media Advisory: New Study Comparing Government and Private Sector Employment Growth Rates in Canada Coming Thursday, June 25

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 24, 2015) - On Thursday, June 25, the Fraser Institute will release a new study spotlighting the dramatic discrepancy between public and private sector employment growth rates in Canada between 2003 and 2013.

An Analysis of Public and Private Sector Employment Trends in Canada, breaks down the numbers by province, examines government sector employment as a share of total employment, and compares current figures to the early 1990s.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on June 25 at 5:30 a.m. (EST).

Study author Livio Di Matteo is in Toronto and available for media interviews.

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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

Contact Information

    Livio Di Matteo
    Senior Fellow, Fraser Institute
    Professor of Economics, Lakehead University

    For Interviews with Livio Di Matteo, please contact:
    Aanand Radia
    Media Relations Specialist, Fraser Institute
    416-363-6575 ext. 238