Autumn 2004 issue of the Expert Witness newsletter (volume 9, issue 3)


  • Using family background to Predict Educational Attainment in Canada
    • by Carmen Anderson with Christopher Bruce
    • When a minor has suffered a serious injury, it is necessary to predict what the income level of the plaintiff would have been in the absence of that injury. In most cases, this is done by projecting an education level for the plaintiff and using census statistics to project the average income for that education level. This article examines some of the factors that can be used to predict a child’s eventual educational attainment.