Minimum Wage Hikes and Employment Growth

by Don Boudreaux on July 30, 2014

in Data, Reality Is Not Optional, Seen and Unseen, Work

Politicians and pundits - at least those who are most credulous regarding claims about government’s powers to alter reality – are unscientifically using skimpy data to argue that raising the minimum wage promotes, or at least doesn’t prevent, employment growth.  The always-excellent Kevin Erdmann responds.  (Liya Palagashvili and I earlier offered a few words of our own about this matter.)

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