TITLE

VOODOO ECONOMICS, MINIMUM WAGE DEPT

AUTHOR(S)
Seligman, Daniel; de Llosa, Patty
PUB. DATE
March 1995
SOURCE
Fortune;3/6/1995, Vol. 131 Issue 4, p217
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reviews the history of the `New York Times' stance on the minimum wage issue. How the newspaper has continually changed its mind on the issue since the late 1970s; Overview of various editorials on the minimum wage; How most economists believe that increasing the minimum wage decreases employment; The arguments put forth by economists David Card and Alan Krueger in favor of a minimum wage increase.
ACCESSION #
9502207689

 

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