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The minimum wage and labor market outcomes

Christopher J. Flinn

The minimum wage and labor market outcomes

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


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Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementChristopher J. Flinn
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LC ClassificationsHD4917 .F58 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
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Open LibraryOL24580633M
ISBN 109780262013239
LC Control Number2010014418
OCLC/WorldCa606235100

  After reviewing more than scholarly papers on the minimum wage for their book What Does the Minimum Wage Do?, Dale Belman and Paul J. Wolfson have found that it does pretty much what policymakers intended it to. Their conclusions, in a nutshell: [I]ncreases in the minimum wage raise the hourly wage and earnings of workers in the lower part of the . the federal minimum wage to $ in three phases over two years. To assess whether the recent increase in the minimum wage is excessive or not, one must know what it is intended to achieve. The wage’s proponents have argued that it exerts positive effects on labor market outcomes by reducing employers’ excessive market Size: KB. Aug , President Clinton signed a bill passed by Congress that raises the federal hourly minimum wage from $ to $; this is scheduled to occur through increases of 50 in October and 40 in September Leading up to this increase has been a heated debate within the economics profession over the past several years regarding the employment and other . The minimum wage in the United States is set by US labor law and a range of state and local laws. Employers generally have to pay workers the highest minimum wage prescribed by federal, state, and local law. Since J , the federal minimum wage is $ per hour. As of January , there were 29 states and D.C with a minimum wage higher than the federal .


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A comprehensive review of evidence on the effect of minimum wages on employment, skills, wage and income distributions, and longer-term labor market outcomes concludes that the minimum wage is not a good policy tool.

Minimum wages exist in more than one hundred countries, both industrialized and developing/5(13). The minimum wage and labor market outcomes book The introduction of a search and bargaining model to assess the welfare effects of minimum wage changes and to determine an “optimal” minimum wage.

In The Minimum Wage and Labor Market Outcomes, Christopher Flinn argues that in assessing the effects of the minimum wage (in the United States and elsewhere), a behavioral framework is invaluable for guiding empirical work. The Minimum Wage and Labor Market Outcomes (The MIT Press) - Kindle edition by Flinn, Christopher J.

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Book Description: In The Minimum Wage and Labor Market Outcomes, Christopher Flinn argues that in assessing the effects of the minimum wage (in the United States and elsewhere), a behavioral framework is invaluable for guiding empirical work and the interpretation of results.

Get this from a library. The minimum wage and labor market outcomes. [Christopher J Flinn] -- The development of the model and the econometric theory underlying its estimation are carefully presented so as to enable readers unfamiliar with the econometrics of.

In The Minimum Wage and Labor Market Outcomes, Christopher Flinn argues that in assessing the results of the minimal wage (in america and elsewhere), a behavioral framework is invaluable for guiding empirical work and the interpretation of outcomes. In The Minimum Wage and Labor Market Outcomes, Christopher Flinn argues that in assessing the effects of the minimum wage (in the United States and elsewhere), a behavioral framework is ng may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability.

pages. /5(4). A minimum wage is the lowest remuneration that employers can legally pay their workers—the price floor below which workers may not sell their labor.

Most countries had introduced minimum wage legislation by the end of the 20th century. Supply and demand models suggest that there may be welfare and employment losses from minimum wages. However, if the labor market is. Minimum wages exist in more than one hundred countries, both industrialized and developing.

The United States passed a federal minimum wage law in and has increased the minimum wage and its coverage at irregular intervals ever since; in addition, as of the beginning ofthirty-two states and the District of Columbia had established a minimum wage higher than the 5/5(1).

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Flinn. Downloadable. This paper estimates the impact of minimum wages on the labor market outcomes in Turkey using the sizable minimum wage increase in Utilizing a quasi-experimental approach we provide The minimum wage and labor market outcomes book evidence from a developing country where the minimum wage is binding to a great extent.

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Create lists, bibliographies and reviews: or Search WorldCat. Find items in libraries near you. In The Minimum Wage and Labor Market Outcomes, Christopher Flinn argues that in assessing the effects of the minimum wage (in the United States and elsewhere), a behavioral framework is invaluable for guiding empirical work and the interpretation of results.

Flinn develops a job search and wage bargaining model that is capable of generating Pages: A comprehensive review of evidence on the effect of minimum wages on employment, skills, wage and income distributions, and longer-term labor market outcomes concludes that the minimum wage is not a good policy tool.

Minimum wages exist in more than one hundred countries, both industrialized and developing. The United States passed a federal minimum. French Eric, "Book Review Feature: Two Book Reviews of The Minimum Wage and Labor Market Outcomes," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol.

( This book argues that in assessing the effects of the minimum wage (in the United States and elsewhere), a behavioral framework is invaluable for guiding empirical work and the interpretation of results.

It develops a job search and wage bargaining model that is capable of generating labor market outcomes consistent with observed wage and unemployment duration distributions. The large inflow of new entrants into the low­wage labor market could also reduce wage levels in that market.

Policy interventions designed to help low­wage workers include raising the minimum wage, public service employment, worker­targeted tax credits, and employer­targeted tax credits.

This chapter first explores the large volume of empirical research devoted to examining minimum wage impacts on labor market outcomes, and then analyzes five studies that either focus on large or persistent changes in minimum wage rates at the national or regional level, or which employ an innovative methodology in performing the empirical analysis.

It develops a job search and wage bargaining model that is capable of generating labor market outcomes consistent with observed wage and unemployment duration distributions, and which also can account for observed changes in employment rates and wages after a.

The minimum wage is a controversial policy in the United States. A large literature has studied the e ects of the minimum wage on labor market outcomes such as employment and wages. However, if the goal of this policy is to raise welfare, its evaluation should be primarily based on its e ects on consumption, rather than on labor market outcomes.

In The Minimum Wage and Labor Market Outcomes, Christopher Flinn argues that in assessing the effects of the minimum wage (in the United States and elsewhere), a behavioral framework is invaluable for guiding empirical work and the interpretation of results.

Flinn develops a job search and wage bargaining model that is capable of generating Author: Christopher J. Flinn. In The Minimum Wage and Labor Market Outcomes, Christopher Flinn argues that in assessing the effects of the minimum wage (in the United States and elsewhere), a behavioral framework is invaluable for guiding empirical work and the interpretation of results.

A living wage is an antidepressant. It is a contraceptive, preventing teenage pregnancy. It prevents premature death. It shields children from neglect. Decades on the Job, and Counting The $ Hartmut Lehmann, Alexander Muravyev, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition), Methodology.

Our analysis of the links between labor market outcomes, including the size of informal economy on the one hand and labor market institutions and policies on the other hand, draws heavily on the standard macro-regressions proposed in.

Labor market outcomes such as wages, the number of vacancies, and the number of unemployed are determined by these three building blocks—the vacancy-supply curve, the wage-setting schedule, and the Beveridge curve. Suppose the government introduces a minimum wage that exceeds the market wage (figure 3).Cited by: 6.

Book Review Feature: Two Book Reviews of The Minimum Wage and Labor Market Outcomes Article in The Economic Journal () February. In The Minimum Wage and Labor Market Outcomes, Christopher Flinn argues that in assessing the effects of the minimum wage (in the United States and elsewhere), a behavioral framework is invaluable for guiding empirical work and the interpretation of results.

Flinn develops a job search and wage bargaining model that is capable of generating. Read Book PDF Online Here ?book=Read The Minimum Wage and Labor Market Outcomes Ebook Free.

the fioptimalfl minimum wage. 1Introduction Determining the equilibrium effects of minimum wage changes on labor market outcomes is a challenging modeling and estimation problem; arriving at policy recommendations is a task even more daunting.

Faced with the inherent di fficulties of modeling equilibrium labor market events given the limited. The study relies on the standard methodology introduced by Neumark and Wascher, in which various labor market outcomes at the regional level are related to the relative minimum wage (captured by the Kaitz index) in a panel setting.

We find adverse effects of the minimum wage on young workers in the form of higher unemployment among those aged Cited by: 7. The federal minimum wage was established in by the Fair Labor Standards Act. Initially set at 25 cents an hour, the wage has been.

In The Minimum Wage and Labor Market Outcomes, Christopher Flinn argues that in assessing the effects of the minimum wage (in the United States and elsewhere), a behavioral framework is invaluable for guiding empirical work and the interpretation of results.

Flinn develops a job search and wage bargaining model that is capable of generating Brand: Christopher J Flinn. Recent research conducted in Denmark finds that firms there target high-wage firms for acquisition, then, after the acquisition, they fire the managers and lower workers’ wages.

11 As we discuss in the final section of this chapter, scrutinizing mergers for impacts on labor market outcomes is well within the orbit of current U.S. antitrust. French Eric, Book Review Feature: Two Book Reviews of The Minimum Wage and Labor Market Outcomes, The Economic Journal, (FF), ().

Wiley Online Library JOSHUA S. GANS and ANDREW LEIGH, Bargaining Over Labour: Do Patients Have Any Power?*, Economic Record, 88,(), ().Cited by: Minimum Wage Wages: $/Hour Quantity of Labor q d q q s w m w %8 Figure 1: Labor market and e ects of the minimum wage Figure1captures this idea.

There we see an increasing supply curve, S, a decreasing demand curve, D, a market-clearing wage w, and a quantity of labor contracted, q. At the minimum wage wFile Size: KB. Minimum Wage Effects on Labor Market Outcomes under Search with Bargaining Christopher J.

Flinn Department of Economics New York University E-mail: @ June This research is partially supported by the W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and the C.V. Starr Center for Applied Economics at NYU. The first minimum wage in Indonesia was already introduced infollowed by a national wage council established in and minimum wage legislation implemented in the early s (Saget ).However, until the late s, minimum wages had more a symbolic character since they were neither binding nor enforced (Pratomo ).

Footnote 4 Under Cited by: 3. The truth about the minimum wage. and other labor market outcomes. The minimum wage can then, as originally intended, be used to improve the conditions of those working in the least.

Figure 5–1 plots trends in the Black/White wage ratio from to Table 5–1 gives a brief list of earnings ratios, based on amounts of labor-market experience, for, and The data plotted in Figure 5–1 indicate that the wages of Black men improved dramatically during this time period.

Inthe wages of Black men were, on average, only 40 percent as high. Minimum Wage E ffects on Labor Market Outcomes under Search, Matching, and Endogenous Contact Rates 1 Christopher J. Flinn Department of Economics New York University Mercer Street New York, NY christopher.fl[email protected] First Draft: November This Draft: March Keywords: Minimum Wages, Matching Models, Nash Bargaining.

Building upon a continuous-time model of search with Nash bargaining in a stationary environment, we analyze the effect of changes in minimum wages on labor market outcomes and welfare.

While minimum wage increases invariably lead to employment losses in our model, they may be welfare-improving to labor market participants using any one of a Cited by:   This paper investigates the effect of the minimum wage on the labor market outcomes of foreign-born workers, natives and non-Europeans.

We test this impact by using panel data on 20 European countries from toand running two major empirical : Balsam Youssef Halawi.June Briefing Paper THE IMPACT OF THE MINIMUM WAGE Policy lifts wages, maintains floor for low-wage labor market by Jared Bernstein and John Schmitt Welfare reform has focused a great deal of attention on the issue of low-wage work.

Even with the low unemployment rates that have prevailed since the late s, the U.S.