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    Does a Higher Minimum Wage Reduce Jobs?

    September 6, 2013:

    As Walmart Workers Strike In 15 Cities, Will Raising Min. Wage Hurt Employers?
    Jeannette Wicks-Lim: Santa Fe Raised their minimum wage 65% and employers didn't cut jobs.

      October 3, 14

    TRNN REPLAY: Australia Has $16 Minimum Wage and is the Only Rich Country to Dodge the Global Recession
    Australia has twice the minimum wage as the US and Big Macs cost roughly the same

      August 9, 2013

    Will a Higher Minimum Wage Cost Jobs?
    Bob Pollin on the theory that a higher minimum wage will reduce jobs available to young people entering the work force and won't reduce poverty

      October 3, 14

    Living Wage Debate in NY
    Jeannette Wicks-Lim: Research shows that living wage legislation will not significantly reduce the number of jobs

      October 3, 14

    Do Undocumented Workers Take Jobs and Lower Wages?
    Dube: Increasing evidence that legalizing undocumented workers has a positive effect on the economy

      October 13, 2010

    Does a Higher Minimum Wage Reduce Jobs?
    Dube: New study shows higher minimum wage has little effect on jobs and helps raise other wages

      October 7, 2010

    Doug Henwood: Austerity in the face of weakness Pt.3

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