Tipped workers are less likely to be poor than minimum wage earners
- February 10, 2021
- David Neumark, economics, ValueWalk, Feb. 10, 2021
Analyzing Census Bureau data, authors David Neumark and Maysen Yen (University of
California-Irvine) also find that tipped workers are five percentage points less likely
to be categorized as “extremely” poor. The authors conclude that elimination of the
federal tip credit is less likely to help poor families than a standalone increase
in the minimum wage while maintaining the tip credit.
For the full story, please visit https://www.valuewalk.com/tipped-workers-vs-minimum-wage-earners/.
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