Economic Value of Indo-Canadians – Aditya Jha’s donation for the research at Ryerson University

Dr. Sandeep Agrawal, associate professor in the School of Urban and Regional Planning at Ryerson University, has conducted a study funded by Dr. Aditya Jha (POA Educational Foundation ) and Ryerson University to develop an economic profile of East Indian diaspora in Canada. The report titled ‘Indian Immigrants in Canada: The Shades of Economic Integration’ is based on analysis of landing records, and tax and census data.

Indian Immigrants in Canada: The Shades of Economic Integration

The study develops a socio-economic profile of the Indo-Canadian diaspora by analyzing landing records, income tax data, and census micro data files. The study examines the key determinants of the success or failure of immigrants’ economic integration. The findings tell us that the combination of high education, age, and advanced language skills in official languages upon arrival improves the chances that Indian immigrants will earn high incomes over time.

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