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The Case of the Minimum Wage

Competing Policy Models (Suny Series in Public Policy)

by Oren M. Levin-Waldman

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Published by State University of New York Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economics,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Labor & Industrial Relations - General,
  • Wages,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Politics - Current Events,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Minimum wage,
  • Labor policy,
  • Government - U.S. Government,
  • Labor & Employment,
  • United States,
  • Labor,
  • History,
  • Law and legislation

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages236
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7802441M
    ISBN 10079144855X
    ISBN 109780791448557

    WASHINGTON, D.C.– Today, the Employment Policies Institute (EPI) released, “Fighting $15?An Evaluation of the Evidence and a Case for Caution,” a nine-chapter book that examines the many consequences regarding a federally mandated $15 minimum book is accompanied by a policy briefthat highlights the book’s key takeaways. The book is complemented by EPI’s . Studies have shown that the minimum wage plays an important role in reducing inequality. Important in the bottom of the wage distribution and for women (DiNardo, Fortin, and Lemieux, ). Declining real value of the minimum wage explained roughly one-third to one-half of the increase in the wage gap for.

    Advocates of an increased minimum wage on the left argue that a higher wage floor is essentially a free lunch that will raise low-end household incomes and reduce turnover.   It would then rise faster than the median wage for all workers until when it would equal the overall minimum wage, after which it, Author: Milton Ezrati.

      Americans across the political spectrum should focus on how best to spend government money already slated to go out the door. Editor’s Note: This article is adapted from Oren Cass’s new book, The Once and Future Worker: A Vision for the Renewal of Work in America. The controversial subsidies that New York and Washington offered Amazon to .   In a study published earlier this month, “The Effects on Employment and Family Income of Increasing the Federal Minimum Wage,” the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimated that a gradual increase of the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by (from the current $) would boost the wages of 17 million workers at the cost of million pushed .


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The Case of the Minimum Wage by Oren M. Levin-Waldman Download PDF EPUB FB2

As the title indicates, this book offers the case FOR a maximum wage. It doesn’t aim to provide an even-handed assessment of the arguments on both sides, so it’s rather unfair to criticise it (as some seem to have done) for being one-sided.

It IS one-sided, but intentionally so – it’s left to others to provide the opposing counterarguments/5(23). The most famous of these dissents was the Card-Kruger minimum wage study argued that increases in the minimum wage in the fast food industry did not reduce employmment.

In this comprehensive, well-researched book, David Neumark, an economist @ UC-Irvine, defends the traditional economics position/5(13). The political posturing over raising the minimum wage sometimes obscures the huge and growing number of low-wage workers it would affect.

An estimated million people would earn more money. The Guardian - Back to home. Minimum wage. It's time to talk about a maximum wage He is the author of the just-published book, The Case for a Maximum Wage; Topics. US income inequality. National living wage case studies – the cleaner and the hotelier One says £ an hour is not enough for a dignified life in London.

The. For an overview on the difference between ‘doing good,’ and ‘feeling good,’ you might enjoy Democrats, Republicans, and Hate for the Poor.

For an overview of the Minimum Wage (and how best to replace it), you might enjoy The Case Against the Minimum : Wallace Garneau. This book traces the historical evolution of minimum-wage policy and explains how models are used (and misused) by different interests to achieve their particular aims.

Minimum-wage policy was initially legitimated as a broader labor-market policy aimed at achieving greater productivity and labor-market stability.

As organized labor has declined as a political force in the last. The bill also extended minimum-wage rules to some 8 million workers not previously covered, including state and local government employees, most domestic workers, and some employees of chain stores.

Additional increases raised the minimum wage to $ per hour (), $ (), and $ (). The Case for a Maximum Wage Date: J On Tuesday, June 26 from – p.m., Sam Pizzigati of the Institute for Policy Studies will join Economic Policy Institute President Thea Lee for a discussion about Pizzigati’s new book, The Case for a Maximum Wage.

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The case for the living wage User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. One of this fall's campaign issues is wage equity, as the enormous gulf between the wealthiest and the poorest Americans widens even more.

The introduction of a search and bargaining model to assess the welfare effects of minimum wage changes and to determine an “optimal” minimum wage. In The Minimum Wage and Labor Market Outcomes, Christopher Flinn argues that in assessing the effects of the minimum wage (in the United States and elsewhere), a behavioral framework is invaluable for guiding empirical work.

Elaborating on the idea of a “maximum wage,” Pizzigati, associate fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies and co-editor ofdraws on work by egalitarians throughout the world to show how governments can use their tax systems to encourage more equitable wages and eventually bring about a world free of the wealthiest 1%.

As the figure above shows, minimum wage increases led to a clear reduction in the jobs that had previously paid below the new minimum wage, confirming that the minimum wages we study are binding. However, the reduction in jobs paying below the minimum was balanced by a sharp increase in the number of jobs paying the new minimum, along with.

The starting point for the research case against a minimum wage increase should be David Neumark and William Wascher’s book Minimum Wages which makes a full-bore case that minimum wage rules are Author: Matthew Yglesias. If the minimum wage is $12 per hour instead of $8, an employer must decide whether to boost the productivity of his $8-per-hour workers by 50 percent, seek.

Minimum Wage is a frank semi-autobiographical bio-comic about a cartoonist in New York trying to recover from his very early divorce. This is a very frank collection, with sex and porn being primary topics (he draws cartoons for adult magazines)/5.

Restaurant Server Wins Minimum Wage Case The employee claim her hourly pay didn't meet the minimum wage for tipped employees. By Verdict Search | Septem. A minimum wage is the lowest remuneration that employers can legally pay their workers—the price floor below which workers may not sell their labor.

Most countries had introduced minimum wage legislation by the end of the 20th century. Supply and demand models suggest that there may be welfare and employment losses from minimum wages. However, if the labor market is. Fully up-to-date citations to controlling regulations and case law; And more.

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In their book Minimum Wages, Jan Kabatek looks at the Netherlands. 33 Like Denmark, this is a case of minimum wage rates that .Wage Minimum Policy Enforcement The determination of wages, or often called the minimum wage to be paid by the employer or the worker or employee of the company first introduced by Australia and New Zealand in the late 19th century (Kurlillah, ).

Based on previous study, originally, minimum wages did notFile Size: KB.Places contemporary minimum wage debates in historical context, stressing the importance of political as opposed to economic variables.

This book traces the historical evolution of minimum-wage policy and explains how models are used (and misused) by different interests to achieve their particular aims.