Using regional variation in wages to measure the effects of the federal minimum wage
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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Minimum wage -- United States.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementDavid Card.
SeriesNBER working papers series -- working paper no. 4058, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 4058.
ContributionsNational Bureau of Economic Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination22, [11] p. :
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22439158M

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Get this from a library! Using regional variation in wages to measure the effects of the federal minimum wage. [David E Card; National Bureau of Economic Research.]. First, from to , the proportion of workers whose wages were below the regional minimum wage level was greater for female workers than for male workers. Second, the results obtained by using the difference-in-differences estimation method show that from a long-term perspective, the minimum wage will help to reduce gender wage. David Card, "Using Regional Variation in Wages to Measure the Effects of the Federal Minimum Wage," Working Papers , Princeton University, Department of Economics, Industrial Cited by: Get this from a library! Using regional variation in wages to measure the effects of the federal minimum wage. [David E Card; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- The imposition of a national wage standard sets up a useful natural experiment in which the "treatment effect.