Who benefits from a minimum wage increase?

Research, Preprint English OPEN
Lopresti, John W.; Mumford, Kevin J.;
(2015)
  • Publisher: Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.17848/wp15-224
  • Subject: Wage effects, minimum wage | Wage Effects | J31 | J38 | Minimum Wage
    • jel: jel:J31 | jel:J38
      ddc: ddc:330
    mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations

This paper addresses the question of how a minimum wage increase affects the wages of low-wage workers. Most studies assume that there is a simple mechanical increase in the wage for workers earning a wage between the old and the new minimum wage, with some studies allo... View more
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