This econometric study investigates the labour supply behaviour of Canadian women at different composite hourly wages of all paid jobs. The objectives of this study are to test the canonical model of labour supply and to observe women's responsiveness to changes in the wage rate by using 2009 cross-sectional data. The results show a backward bending labour supply schedule for Canadian women, and thereby confirm the conclusions reached by the Nakamuras (1981), and Robinson and Thomes (1985).
Rahman, Adib J.
"An econometric analysis of the “backward-bending” labour supply of Canadian women,"
Undergraduate Economic Review:
1, Article 6.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.iwu.edu/uer/vol10/iss1/6