Minimum Wages and Teen Employment: A Spatial Panel Approach

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Charlene Kalenkoski; Donald Lacombe;
  • Publisher: Bonn: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
  • Subject: C31 | USA | teen employment | spatial econometrics | J21 | minimum wage, teen employment, spatial econometrics | Junge Arbeitskräfte | Wirkungsanalyse | J38 | J48 | Jugendarbeitslosigkeit | J08 | spatial econometrics, minimum wage, correlation | Mindestlohn | Beschäftigungseffekt | minimum wage
    • jel: jel:C21 | jel:C31 | jel:J08 | jel:J21 | jel:J38 | jel:J48
      ddc: ddc:330

The authors employ spatial econometrics techniques and Annual Averages data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics for 1990-2004 to examine how changes in the minimum wage affect teen employment. Spatial econometrics techniques account for the fact that employment is ... View more
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