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dc.contributor.authorGoto, Hideaki
dc.date.accessioned2018-08-21T17:10:03Z
dc.date.available2018-08-21T17:10:03Z
dc.date.issued2008-11-01
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/1813/57902
dc.descriptionWP 2008-21 November 2008
dc.descriptionJEL Classification Codes: D6; I32; J38; J64
dc.description.abstractThe effects of a minimum wage on employment and on poverty have been studied in the literature. This paper characterizes the poverty minimizing minimum wage, and shows how it depends on productivity, inequality and the degree of labor market competitiveness.
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.publisherCharles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, Cornell University
dc.subjectinequality
dc.subjectlabor productivity
dc.subjectmarket competitiveness
dc.subjectminimum wage
dc.subjectpoverty
dc.titleThe Optimal Minimum Wage for Poverty Minimization
dc.typearticle
dcterms.licensehttp://hdl.handle.net/1813/57595


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