Topic Minimum Wage

The minimum wage in the United States continues to be one of the most important policy levers for establishing a floor for job quality. Equitable Growth’s research and analysis demonstrates that higher minimum wages has the potential to increase earnings without reducing employment.

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Coronavirus Recession

Why minimum wages are a critical tool for achieving racial justice in the U.S. labor market

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Rebuilding U.S. labor market wage standards

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Where does your state’s minimum wage rank against the median wage?

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Coronavirus Recession

The coronavirus recession exposes how U.S. labor laws fail gig workers and independent contractors

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Factsheet: Minimum wage increases are good for U.S. workers and the U.S. economy

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Building high-road supply networks in the United States

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Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson will bring new perspectives on mass incarceration to U.S. Supreme Court jurisprudence

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How a large employer’s low-road practices harm local labor markets: The impact of Walmart Supercenters

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What happened to the federal minimum wage debate?

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Expert Focus: Advancing our understanding of new technologies and the future of work

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Equitable Growth’s academic research and policy priorities shine through at Southern Economic Conference 2021

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New research highlights the necessity of improving wage standards and bargaining power for low-wage workers in the United States

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Equitable Growth announces record $1.39 million in research grants for scholars examining economic inequality and growth

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Minimum Wages and Employment Composition

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Sectoral bargaining and spillovers in monopsonistic labour markets

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Unequal Protections: Regional Disparities in Labor Standards Policies, Enforcement, and Violations

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NBER Summer Institute 2021 Round-up: Week 3

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NBER Summer Institute 2021 Round-up: Week 1

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