Econ 2

Miller, Matthew
April 1996
New Republic;4/29/96, Vol. 214 Issue 18, p6
Presents an article about the economic impact of raising the minimum wage in the U.S. Comparison of earned income tax credit and wage increase; Idea behind earned income tax credit; Argument in favor of raising the minimum wage; Contrast between CEO and ordinary worker wage increases from 1981 to 1989.


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