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REGIONAL DISPARITIES IN CANADA: INTERPROVINCIAL OR URBAN/RURAL?

revue d'origine de cet article : Région et Développement 33

Date de publication : mai 2011
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Abstract - The nature of regional disparities in Canada is analysed in this
paper, with a focus on their interprovincial or urban/rural nature. Starting by
presenting a traditional approach to regional disparities in Canada, we show
that statistics indeed lead us to believe that there are important interprovincial
disparities in Canada. Using the “Modified” Beale Codes approach which
divides census divisions into more or less urban/rural categories, we then
produce econometric results which again confirm the presence of interprovincial
disparities, but also of urban/rural disparities in Canada. If we test
for the presence of interprovincial disparities amongst only similar census
divisions rather than all census divisions, we arrive at the conclusion that a
certain amount – but by no means all – regional disparities in Canada are
indeed urban/rural disparities rather

     
  • ISBN : 978-2-296-55184-8 • mai 2011 • 22 pages
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