Does the UK Minimum Wage Reduce Employment? A Meta-Regression Analysis

Abstract

The employment effect from raising the minimum wage has long been studied but remains in dispute. Our meta-analysis of 236 estimated minimum-wage elasticities and 710 partial correlation coefficients from sixteen UK studies finds no overall practically significant adverse employment effect. Unlike US studies, there seems to be little, if any, overall… (More)

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@inproceedings{Leonard2013DoesTU, title={Does the UK Minimum Wage Reduce Employment? A Meta-Regression Analysis}, author={Megan de Linde Leonard and Tom D. Stanley and Hristos Doucouliagos}, year={2013} }