Back on Tuesday, I published some data on faculty salaries, which always gets people’ attention. I’d like to address some of the feedback I received and make a couple of additional points. The comments mostly converged on two areas: the appropriateness of the comparisons to the US and the interpretation of the reason for the rise in Canadian salaries.
First, the US comparisons. Some questioned the appropriateness of the dollar conversion factor. I used Statscan’s published US-Canada PPP figure for … [ Read More ]