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The Survey Of Labor And Income Dynamics

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section{Data Series and Methodology} subsection{Data} The data used in the analysis are drawn from the Survey of Labor and Income Dynamics (SLID from 1993 to 2011). SLID is a household survey which provides long-range longitudinal follow-up on Canadian families and individuals ' demographic background, income, education level, labor market activities and financial situation. SLID interviews the same people for six consecutive years and covers all persons living in Canada with the following exclusions: persons living in Yukon, the Northwest Territories, and Nunavut, persons living on Reserves, persons living in institutions, and military personnel living in barracks. For collecting data SLID uses computer-assisted telephone interviewing…show more content…
In this formation of SLID, we estimate five different frequency of mobility of an individual. Based on the frequency of mobility, we determine the move status of each individual compare to the province of the base year and the year of concernfootnote{For 5 year frequency mobility, the base year is 1993 and the year of concern is 1998. The gap in between 1993 and 1998 is 5 years. For two years frequency: gap is for 2 years, 1993-1995, 1994-1996, 1995-1997, 1996-1998}. For example, for five-year frequency of mobility of an individual, the dummy variable, move=1, if province of residence differs between 1993 and 1998 in panel 1. The lower the frequency there is a small time gap and the higher the frequency the time gap is more as given in the table in the appendix ef{fd}. In this study, in a six years panel, we can estimate five possible provincial mobility of an individual. For one-year frequency of mobility we observe an individual five times independently. However, while observing two-year frequency of mobility we consider an individual four times independently to capture every possible combinations of two- year frequency as illustrated in the table ef{fd} in the appendix. Similarly, for identifying three and four year frequency, we classify an individual three times
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