Do Minimum Wages Fight Poverty?
David Neumark; William Wascher;
mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations
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The primary goal of a national minimum wage floor is to raise the incomes of poor or near-poor families with members in the work force. However, estimates of employment effects of minimum wages tell us little about whether minimum wages are can achieve this goal; even i... View more