Sunday, February 16, 2014

A Border Debate on the Minimum Wage

Crossing Borders and Changing Lives, Lured by Higher State Minimum Wages.  (The New York Times, 2/15/2014)

Crossing the border for better pay. Their experiences underscore what many proponents of raising the wage assert: that even seemingly small increases in pay can galvanize people’s lives, allowing workers to quit second jobs, buy cars or take vacations.

Related posts: 
The MacIver Institute's Pavlovian response to an increase in the minimum wage. (1/10/2014)
 The view from the other side of the counter.  (11/29/2013)
The minimum wage and the poverty guideline.  (11/20/2013)
Most of us don't buy into U.S. Chamber of Commerce handwringing over minimum wage.  (11/12/2013)
A look at the minimum wage.  (9/28/2013)

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