Who benefits from a minimum wage increase?
Lopresti, John W.; Mumford, Kevin J.;
- Publisher: Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
- Subject: Wage effects, minimum wage | Wage Effects | J31 | J38 | Minimum Wage
mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations
- jel: jel:J31 | jel:J38ddc: ddc:330
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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