As push for higher minimum wages grows, New York offers a test case
- November 13, 2019
- David Neumark, economics, The New York Times, Nov. 13, 2019
David Neumark, an economist at the University of California, Irvine, warns that results in New York and other high-wage states would not necessarily map to other regions. “You start talking about Southern, low-wage states, where low-wage workers aren’t evenly distributed across industries” and “you have fewer and fewer avenues of adjustment,” he said.
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