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The Effect of the Minimum Wage on Employment and Unemployment: A Survey
In this paper, we survey theoretical models of the effect of the minimum wage and, in somewhat greater detail, evidence of its effect on employment and unemployment. Our discussion of the theoryExpand
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Time-Series Evidence of the Effect of the Minimum Wage on Youth Employment and Unemployment
Our updated estimates indicate that a 10 percent increase in the federal minimum wage (or the coverage rate) would reduce teenage (16-19) employment by about 1 percent, which is at the lower end ofExpand
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Time-Series Evidence of the Effect of the Minimum Wage on Youth Employment and Unemployment
While previous time series studies have quite consistently found that the minimum wage reduces teenage employment, the extent of this reduction is much less certain. Moreover, because few previousExpand
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Factors Determining Student Retention of Economic Knowledge after Completing the Principles-of-Microeconomics Course
It is probable that all teachers wonder how much of their instruction stays with the students—and for how long. This question has been examined before, but the authors of this article provide newExpand
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Knowledge of the world of work: A test of occupational information for young men
Abstract The study evaluates a test of occupational information administered to a national sample of 5000 young men, aged 14–24 in 1966, as part of the National Longitudinal Surveys of employmentExpand
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Factors Affecting Individual Persistence Rates in Undergraduate College Programs1
This study uses a sample drawn from the National Longitudinal Surveys of young men attending college in the 1960’s. Some of the principal conclusions of the multivariate analyses are: (1) FactorsExpand
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