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Is raising the minimum wage the only option?

John W. Diamond

Is raising the minimum wage the only option?.

Given the uncertainty surrounding the economic effects and the poorly targeted benefits and burdens of a minimum wage, it is unlikely to be the best policy to increase the wages of low-wage workers. Fellow John Diamond explains in the Baker Institute Blog: https://bit.ly/2lDwogp