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Unformatted text preview: Immigrants in targeted occupations will be given preference in the admissions process. Commercial airline pilots are members of one such targeted occupation. a. This policy change will make it easier for commercial airline pilots to immigrate to Canada. Assume the labour market for commercial airline pilots in Canada is perfectly competitive (there are a large number of potential employers of airline pilots, and airline pilots are not covered by a union agreement). Who gains and who loses from this policy change, and why? b. Now assume that all airline pilots in Canada are members of a union. The union contract specifies that airline pilots cannot be paid a wage less than W u . The contract will not be renegotiated for another 2 years. How does this change you answer to part a?...
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This note was uploaded on 10/12/2009 for the course BUEC 280 taught by Professor Simonwoodcock during the Spring '07 term at Simon Fraser.
- Spring '07