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Minimum Wage Effect in the Longer Run

Neumark, David, Nizalova, Olena (2007) Minimum Wage Effect in the Longer Run. Journal of Human Resources, 42 (2). pp. 435-452. ISSN 0022-166X. E-ISSN 1548-8004. (doi:10.3368/jhr.XLII.2.435) (KAR id:52441)

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Abstract

Exposure to minimum wages at young ages could lead to adverse longer-run effects via decreased labor market experience and tenure, and diminished education and training, while beneficial longer-run effects could arise if minimum wages increase skill acquisition. Evidence suggests that as individuals reach their late 20s, they earn less the longer they were exposed to a higher minimum wage at younger ages, and the adverse longer-run effects are stronger for blacks. If there are such longer-run effects of minimum wages, they are likely more significant than the contemporaneous effects on youths that are the focus of research and policy debate.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.3368/jhr.XLII.2.435
Uncontrolled keywords: Minimum wage, young workers, Labor market, Youth, Employment, Vocational guidance, Education
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HA Statistics
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research > Personal Social Services Research Unit
Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > School of Social Policy, Sociology and Social Research > Centre for Health Services Studies
Divisions > Division of Human and Social Sciences > School of Economics
Depositing User: Olena Nizalova
Date Deposited: 25 Nov 2015 18:04 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2021 10:21 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/52441 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Nizalova, Olena: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1704-2632
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