David Neumark

David Card and Alan Krueger, who published several controversial empirical works in the 1990s finding increasing the minimum wage doesn’t necessarily lead to fewer jobs. Not everyone agrees with Card and Krueger, however. David Neumark, [UCI Distinguished Professor of economics] and William Wascher evaluated the evidence and argued minimum wages do reduce employment opportunities for less skilled workers, “especially those who are most directly affected by minimum wage”.

For the full story, please visit https://theconversation.com/inflation-has-already-eroded-tomorrows-minimum-wage-rise-nzs-low-income-workers-will-need-more-support-178749. 

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