Effects of the new wave of minimum wage policies

Grant Type: academic

Grant Year: 2017

Grant Amount: $68,000

Grant description:

This project will take advantage of the unusually large changes in the statutory minimum wages in eight states and nine cities to analyze wage and employment impacts. There is intense debate over the efficacy of increased minimum wages to address growing income inequality, and this research will provide useful evidence, directly contributing to discussions of how to improve the design of current and future minimum wage policies.

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