Atlantic Research Group on Economics of Immigration, Aging and Diversity

Research and Papers Library


Wenjing Bi | Working in Self-Employment: The Case of Chinese Men in Canada Masters research report, Graduate Academic Unit of Economics, University of New Brunswick (Academic supervisor: Dr. Ted McDonald).

Who Are Recent Immigrants‌: Based on a research conducted by ARGEIAD members Howard Ramos (Dalhousie University) and Nabiha Atallah (ISANS) along with Yoko Yoshida (Dalhousie University), Madine VanderPlaat (Saint Mary’s University) and Gerry Mills (ISANS). A more complete previous report written by Ather H. Akbari can be found here.

Infographics with the report: Immigrants Do Well In Nova Scotia
ISANS Report 2015: Family Sponsored Spouses

The Warmth of the Welcome: Review by Dr. M VanderPlaat (a Word document will download when you click the link. If you do not see it, please check your Downloads folder). The Warmth of the Welcome: Is Atlantic Canada a Home Away From Home for Immigrants? Edited by Evangelia Tastsoglou, Alexandra Dobrowolsky, and Barbara Cottrell (Cape Breton University Press).
Reviewed by Madine VanderPlaat, Professor of Sociology, Gender and Women’s Studies, Saint Mary’s University.

Dilmaghani & Dean: Religious Diversity & Labour Market Attainment in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia - 1911-2011

AIR Symposium Presentation, May 2014 - Temporary Migrants in Atlantic Canada: Some trends and issues. Presented by Ather Akbari at the Atlantic Immigration Research Symposium at Saint Mary's University. 

Immigrant Profile Report NS July 2012 (AMC)
Report prepared for the Nova Scotia Office of Immigration, based on a research project that analyzed the socioeconomic and demographic profiles of immigrants in Nova Scotia.

Innovation, Technology and the Human Touch
New products for successful integration

Role of Government Policy in Immigrant Settlement and Integration
‌Presentation by Dr. Ather Akbari at 16th National Metropolis Conference, Gatineau Quebec, March 2014

Best Practices for the Integration of International Students in Atlantic Canada
A Study of the Policies and Practices Surrounding the Settlement of International Students in the Atlantic Provinces

Immigration Policy in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States
An Overview of Recent Trends

Dreaming Big, Coming Up Short
The Challenging Realities of International Students and Graduates in Atlantic Canada

Human Resource Deficit in Atlantic Canada
A Challenge for Regional Economic Development