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Minimum Wage Effects Across State Borders: Estimates Using Contiguous Counties
We use policy discontinuities at state borders to identify the effects of minimum wages on earnings and employment in restaurants and other low-wage sectors. Our approach generalizes the case studyExpand
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Minimum Wage Effects Across State Borders: Estimates Using Contiguous Counties
We use policy discontinuities at state borders to identify the effects of minimum wages on earnings and employment in restaurants and other low-wage sectors. Our approach generalizes the case studyExpand
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Do Minimum Wages Really Reduce Teen Employment? Accounting for Heterogeneity and Selectivity in State Panel Data
Traditional estimates of minimum wage effects include controls for state unemployment rates and state and year fixed-effects. Using CPS data on teens for the period 1990 – 2009, we show that suchExpand
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Coups, Corporations, and Classified Information
We estimate the impact of political coups and top-secret coup planning on asset prices. We use declassified CIA documents and daily stock price data to estimate the effect of private events on assetExpand
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Minimum Wage Shocks, Employment Flows, and Labor Market Frictions
We provide the first estimates of the effects of minimum wages on employment flows in the US labor market, identifying the impact by using policy discontinuities at state borders. We find thatExpand
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The Effect of Minimum Wages on Low-Wage Jobs
We estimate the eect of minimum wages on low-wage jobs using 138 prominent state-level minimum wage changes between 1979 and 2016 in the U.S using a dierence-in-dierences approach. We firstExpand
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Corrigendum: Credible Research Designs for Minimum Wage Studies: A Response to Neumark, Salas, and Wascher
First published February 1, 2017 | Correction Original article: Sylvia Allegretto, Arindrajit Dube, Michael Reich, and Ben Zipperer. 2017. Credible Research Designs for Minimum Wage Studies: AExpand
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Does Outsourcing Reduce Wages in the Low-Wage Service Occupations? Evidence from Janitors and Guards
Outsourcing of labor services grew substantially during the 1980s and 1990s and was associated with lower wages, fewer benefits, and lower rates of unionization. The authors focus on two occupationsExpand
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Monopsony in Online Labor Markets
On-demand labor platforms make up a large part of the “gig economy.” We quantify the extent of monopsony power in one of the largest on-demand labor platforms, Amazon Mechanical Turk (MTurk), byExpand
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The Economic Effects of a Citywide Minimum Wage
This paper presents the first study of the economic effects of a citywide minimum wage—San Francisco's adoption of an indexed minimum wage, set at $8.50 in 2004 and $9.14 by 2007. Compared to earlierExpand
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