Led by the University of California, Irvine economist David Neumark, the study found that in poor neighborhoods, a $1 increase in the minimum wage raises poverty rates and government dependency by about 3 percent …. “The clear evidence here is that the minimum wage doesn’t deliver long-run gains and welfare doesn’t deliver long-run gains,” said Neumark said, the director of the Economic Self-Sufficiency Policy Research Institute at the university.


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