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What does the minimum wage do? / Dale Belman, Paul J. Wolfson.

Author:
Belman, Dale [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Kalamazoo, Michigan : W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 2014.
Description:
xvi, 471 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 425-445) and indexes.
Contents:
1. Minimum wage and the distribution of hourly earnings ; Three labor market models used in new minimum wage research ; An overview of the book -- pt. 1. Micro. 2. Employment : Early new minimum wage research ; The new minimum wage research since 2000 ; U.S. studies ; Other developed countries ; The timing of the employment response -- 3. Hours of employment : U.S. studies ; Other developed countries ; Summing up -- 4. Meta-analysis : A brief survey of recent prior work ; The data ; Metaregressions, part 1 ; Metaregressions, part 2 -- 5. Wages and earnings : Measuring the effects of the minimum wage ; Wage distribution ; Sectoral and industry studies ; Workers who are bound by the new minimum wage ; Spillover effects -- 6. Human capital : The logic of individual and firm investment in human capital ; Human capital and the minimum wage ; The effect of the minimum wage on school enrollment: theory and findings ; The minimum wage and employer-supplied training: theory and findings ; The minimum wage and employer-provided benefits: health care and pensions -- 7. Poverty and inequality : Inequality and the distribution of wages ; The effect of the minimum wage on poverty and economic inequality ; How long do minimum wage earners continue to earn the minimum wage? -- pt. 2: Macro. 8. Gross flows in the labor market : Data issues ; Studies of gross flows that lean heavily on specific labor market models ; Studies of gross flows that are agnostic about labor market models ; Discussions of findings on separations and accessions -- 9. Labor force participation rate, unemployment, and vacancies : Labor force participation ; The unemployment rate ; Unemployment duration ; Vacancies -- 10. The product market : Prices ; Output ; Profitability -- 11. A summary of our findings ; What we know with confidence ; Big ideas ; Issues of innovation and craftsmanship ; Intended consequences -- Appendix A: Data sources and variables.
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ISBN:
  • 9780880994569 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 0880994568 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • 9780880994576 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • 0880994576 (hardcover : alk. paper)
LCCN:
2014012215
OCLC:
875771424
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