Is There an Economic Consensus in Favor of Wage Mandates?
Failed Stimulus: Minimum Wage Increases and Their Failure to Boost Gross Domestic Product
Dr. Joseph Sabia
A comprehensive review of two decades of economic research on the minimum wage by economists David Neumark (University of California—Irvine) and William Wascher (Federal Reserve Board) concludes that increases in the minimum wage reduce job opportunities for the least-skilled workers. As a consequence of this inconvenient truth, advocates of a higher minimum wage have increasingly leaned on alternate arguments to make the case for additional employer [...]
The Erosion of the Entry-Level Job Market: Minimum Wage Increases and their Impact on Minimum Wage Workers
The Teen Employment Crisis: The Effects of the 2007 – 2009 Federal Minimum Wage Increases on Teen Employment
Literacy and the Entry-Level Workforce: The Role of Literacy and Policy in Labor Market Success
What’s Best At Reducing Poverty? An Examination of the Effectiveness of the 2007 Minimum Wage Increase