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The Pressing Question: Does CPP Expansion Help Low Earners?

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July 13, 2016
The Pressing Question: Does CPP Expansion Help Low Earners?

Low earners stand to gain little from an expanded Canada Pension Plan (CPP), according to a new C.D. Howe Institute report. In “The Pressing Question: Does CPP Expansion Help Low Earners?”, authors Kevin Milligan and Tammy Schirle show the large differences in the net payoff from the expanded CPP for lower and higher earners.

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Kevin Milligan, Professor, Vancouver School of Economics, University of British Columbia
Kevin Milligan
Tammy Schirle, Associate Professor, Wilfrid Laurier University
Tammy Schirle

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