PUBLIC POLICY: A Strategic Political Argument for the Minimum Wage By Prof. OREN M. LEVIN-WALDMAN

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The minimum wage has long been thought of as an issue that only affects the low-wage labor market, i.e. the working poor. Broader construction of the minimum wage population, however, shows that not to be the case. When the minimum wage labor market is defined as the effective minimum wage population — those who earn around the minimum rather than …

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PUBLIC POLICY: What are the Sources of Wage Inequality? By Dr. OREN LEVIN-WALDMAN

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The conventional explanation for growing wage inequality is often referred to as the skills-biased towards technical change theory. This holds that with globalization and increased capital mobility, the economy has changed from industrial production to a post-industrial service based economy. The former did not need a greatly skilled workforce, but the latter, being technologically more advanced, did require much greater skill. …

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