Data Probe Economic Consulting Inc.
Employment Insurance Studies
EI Simulation Modeling
Potential EI Eligibility of Employed Canadians. Annual report based on the Survey of
Labour and Income Dynamics (SLID). EI Monitoring and Assessment Report to
Parliament, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) (latest: 2008).
A Simulation Model of the Employment Insurance Program. Based on the SLID. HRSDC,
EI Benefit Coverage of the Unemployed According to Work Pattern Prior to
Unemployment. Based on the SLID. HRSDC, Applied Research, June 2002.
The Impact of Bill C-12 on New Entrants and Re-Entrants. Based on the Canadian Out
of Employment Panel Survey (COEP). HRSDC, 2000. [view]
Evaluation of New Entrants and Re-Entrants. Based on the Record of Employment
(ROE) and the EI Status Vector (SV). HRSDC, Audit and Evaluation, 2008.
Sectoral Impacts of the 5-Week Extension of EI Benefits. Based on ROE/SV data.
HRSDC, Audit and Evaluation, 2005.
Fishing Benefits and EI Reform. Based on ROE and LAD data. HRSDC, Audit and
EI Eligibility of Unemployed Workers. Based on COEP, ROE, and SV data. HRSDC, Audit
and Evaluation, 2004 (with Philip Leonard).
Employment Insurance and its Impact on Communities. Based on COEP, ROE, and SV
data. HRSDC, Audit and Evaluation, 2004 (with Philip Leonard).
Evaluation of the Work-Sharing Program Using Administrative Data. Based on ROE and
SV data. HRSDC, Evaluation and Data Development, June 23, 2003.
Other EI Studies
An Assessment of EI and SA Reporting in SLID. Technical report. Statistics Canada,
Research Paper Series, Catalogue 1F0019MPE01166, 2001. [view]
Explaining the Decline in the EI Beneficiary-to-Unemployed Ratio. Based on the EI
Coverage Survey, ROE, SV, Labour Market Activity Survey (LMAS), and Labour Force
Survey (LFS). HRSDC, 1998.
Unemployment Insurance: Insurance or Welfare. Canadian Public Policy, Vol. 4, Autumn