Minimum Wages and the Distribution of Family Incomes

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Dube, Arindrajit;
  • Publisher: Bonn: Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)
  • Subject: J38 | J88 | D31 | minimum wages | income inequality | poverty
    • ddc: ddc:330

Using the March Current Population Survey data from 1984 to 2013, I provide a comprehensive evaluation of how minimum wage policies influence the distribution of family incomes. I find robust evidence that higher minimum wages shift down the cumulative distribution of f... View more
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