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David Neumark: The Evidence Is Piling Up That Higher Minimum Wages Kill Jobs

A rally in New York City in July supporting a $15 minimum wage for fast-food workers. The movement to raise the federal minimum wage has become ever more ambitious. In 2013 proponents deemed $9 an hour acceptable; today the demand is for $15. Economists point to a crucial question: Will a higher minimum wage reduce the number of jobs for

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Posted: December 15, 2015 Tuesday 06:07 PM