Disability, Employment, and Public Policies​ Initiative (DEPPI)

Disability, Employment, and Public Policies​ Initiative (DEPPI)

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DEPPI (the Disability, Employment, and Public Policies Initiative) is a multidisciplinary project aiming to improve the understanding of the preparation, integration, access, participation, and job retention of people with disabilities. The work of DEPPI is based on evidence from field experiments, administrative records, and detailed interviews with employers and people living with physical disabilities. DEPPI wishes to contribute to the scientific literature in various fields by publishing research papers and articles in scientific journals.

Disability discrimination and the effectiveness of hiring subsidies: A job-search approach

In this article we study the effect of discrimination in the hiring of persons with…

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Directory of assistance programs for people with disabilities in New Brunswick and the province of Québec

This directory, which was finalized in autumn 2019, identifies many federal and provincial assistance programs for people with disabilities…

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Physical Disability and Labor Market Discrimination: Evidence from a Field Experiment

We investigate the determinants and extent of labor market discrimination toward people with acute physical disabilities (wheelchair users) using data from a…

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Social and personal challenges related to job search encountered by people with motor, visual and/or hearing disabilities

Working is a basic vehicle of social participation for people living with disabilities. However, their labour market access is often hindered…

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The perception of people living with disabilities towards job-seeking support

Access to the labour market for people with disabilities still represents one of their major challenges.

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Study on discrimination: a field survey

The main subject of this master’s thesis is to figure out if handicapped people are subject to discrimination when employers choose whom to…

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