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The elusive employment effect of the minimum wage

Manning, Alan ORCID: 0000-0002-7884-3580 (2016) The elusive employment effect of the minimum wage. CEP Discussion Paper (1428). London School of Economics and Political Science. Centre for Economic Performance, London, UK.

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There is a huge body of empirical research on the employment effect of the minimum wage that has failed to clearly demonstrate the negative effect that so many economists strongly believe to find. This paper reviews the reasons for this and argues that the literature needs to re-focus to further our knowledge on the topic.

Item Type: Monograph (Discussion Paper)
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Additional Information: © 2016 The Authors
Divisions: Centre for Economic Performance
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HG Finance
JEL classification: J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J3 - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs
Date Deposited: 08 Sep 2016 11:39
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 23:39
Funders: Economic and Social Research Council, Economic and Social Research Council

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