The burger flipper who became a world expert on the minimum wage
- February 3, 2021
- David Neumark, economics, Bloomberg, Feb. 3, 2021
David Neumark, an economist at the University of California, Irvine who’s emerged as [Arindrajit] Dube’s No. 1 intellectual foe, says that if reducing poverty is the objective, it would be better to raise the earned-income tax credit, which is for low- and moderate-income workers. Neumark’s view is shared by conservatives in Congress and trade groups such as the National Restaurant Association.
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