Impacts of minimum wages: review of the international evidence
An independent report on the impacts of minimum wages, to inform the UK government’s decisions on the remit of the Low Pay Commission beyond 2020.
Arin “Test and Trace” Dube
I was asked by the UK Treasury to review intl. evidence on minimum wage, with focus on impact at higher levels. My review is now out. It aims to provide comprehensive, up-to-date assessment of how minimum wages affect labor market, esp jobs.
Higher state-level minimum wages have caused no employment losses. In
's insightful new review, he finds that min wages above $10.50 have had essentially no effect on the total employment of low-wage workers