Opinion: Does a minimum wage hike lower the suicide rate?
- January 23, 2020
- David Neumark, economics, Townhall, Jan. 23, 2020 (Opinion)
[UCI Distinguished Professor] Economist David Neumark, a few years ago, looked at
all the major minimum-wage studies over the previous 20 years, and more than 100 studies.
Eighty-five percent of those studies found that the minimum-wage laws create job losses,
cause a reduction in hours worked and can cause businesses to shut down.
For the full story, please visit https://townhall.com/columnists/larryelder/2020/01/23/does-a-minimum-wage-hike-lower-the-suicide-rate-n2559950.
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