Jacob Vigdor on the Seattle Minimum Wage

Jacob Vigdor on the Seattle Minimum Wage

From: EconTalk
0 0 8 months ago
Jacob Vigdor of the University of Washington talks with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about the impact of Seattle's minimum wage increases in recent years. Vigdor along with others from the Evans School of Public Policy and Governance have tried to measure the change in employment, hours worked, and wages for low-skilled workers in Seattle. He summarizes those results here arguing that while some workers earned higher wages, some or all of the gains were offset by reductions in hours worked ... See More

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