Who's afraid of a $15 minimum wage?
- March 24, 2021
- David Neumark, economics, HR Dive, March 24, 2021
Writing in January for the National Bureau of Economic Research, David Neumark, an
economics professor at University of California, Irvine … and a co-author found, after
reviewing the body of research on minimum wage and jobs, that "there is a clear preponderance"
of estimates showing job losses with minimum wage increases, especially among younger
and low-skilled workers. Neumark also notes that "the evidence is not unambiguous,"
with some studies showing no impact on jobs or even increased employment levels.
For the full story, please visit https://www.hrdive.com/news/whos-afraid-of-a-15-minimum-wage/597252/.
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