May 29, 1998 New Findings from Oregon Suggest Minimum Wage Increases Can Boost Wages for Welfare Recipients Moving to Work by Ed Lazere Introduction and Summary Table of Contents The Wages of Oregon Families Who Found Work Before and After the State's Minimum Wage Increase Assessing the Employment Effects Implications for a Federal Minimum Wage Debates over raising the minimum wage often focus ...
The Cato Review of Business & Government Sense and Nonsense on the Minimum Wage Donald Deere, Kevin M. Murphy, and Finis Welch Donald Deere and Finis Welch are professors of economics at Texas A&M University. Kevin M. Murphy is a professor of economics at the University of Chicago. In his recent State of the Union Address, President Clinton urged passage of another increase in the minimum wage.
Cover: Go: Back to E-texts Page More writings by Thomas Sowell Back to my Home Page Contact Me: webmaster -at- amatecon dot com Administrivia: This page was last updated on June 29, 2002 Executive Summary Published in 1977 by the Hoover Institute, this monograph by Thomas Sowell examines legislation that would automatically escalate the minimum wage based on earnings elsewhere in the economy.
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Cato Policy Analysis No. 106 May 23, 1988 The Minimum Wage: Washingtons Perennial Myth by Matthew B. Kibbe Matthew B. Kibbe is a graduate student of economics and a fellow at the Center for the Study of Market Processes, George Mason University. Executive Summary Thanks to the political clout of organized labor, a number of Washington's lawmakers have once again proposed to substantially raise ...
Home | Newswire | About Us | Donate | Sign-Up Featured Views Share This Article With Your Friends Published on Wednesday, August 29, 2001 Distibuted by Knight Ridder/Tribune News Service Minimum Wage -- It Just Doesn't Add Up by Holly Sklar A job should keep you out of poverty, not keep you in it. Most Americans believe that. But as we celebrate Labor Day, hardworking Americans paid minimum wage ...
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