David Neumark

While some research has found that minimum wage increases do not cause job loss, most scholarship indicates a negative relationship. In a 2022 working paper for the National Bureau of Economic Research, economists David Neumark [Distinguished Professor] of the University of California Irvine and Peter Shirley, director of the Joint Committee on Government and Finance for the West Virginia Legislature, examined "the entire set of published studies in this literature" and find that "there is a clear preponderance of negative estimates in the literature." 

For the full story, please visit https://reason.com/2023/08/02/bernie-sanders-introduces-a-bill-to-raise-minimum-wage-to-17-by-2028/.

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