WHAT! ANOTHER MINIMUM WAGE STUDY?
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WHAT! ANOTHER MINIMUM WAGE STUDY?

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Online version of print publication : AMERICAN ECONOMIC REVIEW, v.72 #2 (May 1982) : 226-232

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Downloadable! The Minimum Wage Study Commission was established in to aid Congress in investigating the effects and possible consequences of two proposed changes in the minimum wage law: indexing the wage to inflation and providing for a youth differential. This paper seeks to determine to what extent the Minimum Wage Study Commission's work has been helpful in policy debate, and compares.   The Seattle Minimum Wage Study, a study supported and funded in part by the Seattle city government, is out with a new NBER paper evaluating Seattle’s minimum wage increase to $13 an hour and it finds significant dis-employment effects that on net reduce the incomes of minimum wage workers. I farm this one out to Jonathan Meer on FB. The Minimum Wage Study Commission was established in to aid Congress in investigating the effects and possible consequences of two proposed changes in the minimum wage law: indexing the wage to inflation and providing for a youth differential. This paper seeks to determine to what extent the Minimum Wage Study Commission's work has been helpful in policy debate, and compares the.   In addition to the Seattle study, another minimum wage paper crossed my path this week and it takes a very different approach than much of the literature. In Denmark the minimum wage jumps up by 40% when a worker turns Thus the authors, Kreiner, Reck and Skov, ask what happens to the employment of [ ].

  Cracks in this consensus emerged in earnest when David Card and Alan Krueger wrote their book Myth and Measurement: The New Economics of the Minimum Wage in .   This San Francisco independent book store had a near-death experience earlier this year, garnering national headlines for the news that it would shut down as a consequence of the city’s minimum wage increase to $15 an hour. Borderlands was saved by a unique customer fundraiser that provided the funding needed to stay open another year. But. What! Another Minimum Wage Study? Mary Eccles, Richard B. Freeman NBER Working Paper No. Issued in April NBER Program(s):Labor Studies The Minimum Wage Study Commission was established in to aid Congress in investigating the effects and possible consequences of two proposed changes in the minimum wage law: indexing the wage to inflation and providing for a youth . "Myth and Measurement: The New Economics of the Minimum Wage" is a comprehensive examination of the theoretical foundation and empirical evidence of minimum wage policy. The book consists of: New cross-sectional research, an examination of past research, further analysis of distributional issues, and a new theory of the minimum wage/5(8).

In , 30 states had binding minimum wages above the federal minimum wage, up from 22 in and 12 in , as illustrated in Figure 1. Considering the relationship between the minimum wage and aggregate measures of income inequality orFile Size: KB.   From the results of the study: The effect of a US$1 increase in the minimum wage ranged from a % decrease (95% CI to ) to a % decrease (95% CI to ) in the suicide rate among adults aged 18–64 years with a high school education or less.   In a study published earlier this month, “The Effects on Employment and Family Income of Increasing the Federal Minimum Wage,” the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimated that a gradual increase of the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by (from the current $) would boost the wages of 17 million workers at the cost of million pushed out of employment.   Implementing the $15 per hour Raise The Wage Act today could generate another , property crimes. The results they obtain of the crime responsiveness to minimum wage hikes imply that a 10 percent increase in the minimum wage between and led to nea additional property crimes committed by toyear-olds.