November 06, 2013
A Feasible Measure for Mitigating Income Inequality
Raise the Minimum Wage!
In the wake of New Jersey's raise in the minimum wage, it seems like a good time to re-assess the case for a nationwide increase. Back in the February State of the Union message, President Obama proposed an increase to $9.00 by the end of 2015. Figure 1 places in historical context the proposal.
February 15, 2013
The Low Income Wage Bill Responsiveness to a Minimum Wage Increase
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