How new research is shaking up the debate about a $15 minimum wage
- May 8, 2019
- David Neumark, economics, via Vox, May 8, 2019
[UCI Distinguished Professor] David Neumark, writing at the Federal Reserve Bank of
San Francisco, summarized the longstanding consensus like this, while also citing
more recent studies, in 2015: The overall body of recent evidence suggests that the
most credible conclusion is a higher minimum wage results in some job loss for the
least-skilled workers—with possibly larger adverse effects than earlier research suggested.
For the full story, please visit https://www.vox.com/2019/5/8/18528098/national-federal-minimum-wage-fight-for-15.
Related News Items
- Who really earns the minimum wage?
- Opinion: Canada should follow the lead of Trump's America and grow jobs, not regulations
- Opinion: Democrats' job guarantee plan isn't such a good idea, economist says
- Business groups slam House for passing $15 minimum wage bill
- House votes to raise federal minimum wage to $15