From the OC Register:
Legislators concerned about foisting new costs on the state's hard-hit employers have been directed to a comforting pair of studies originally released by a labor-aligned research outfit at UC Berkeley. These studies claim - contrary to decades of economic research - that higher minimum wages do not reduce employment for less-skilled employees. The Berkeley studies, however, are wrong. According to a new report from minimum-wage expert David Neumark at UC Irvine (co-authored with UCI Ph.D. student J.M. Ian Salas), the Berkeley studies irresponsibly used a flawed research design and produced flawed conclusions.

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