Do minimum wages increase job satisfaction? Micro‐data evidence from the new German minimum wage

On January 1, 2015, a new statutory minimum wage of € 8.50 per hour of work was introduced in Germany. Using a difference‐in‐differences approach, we estimate effects on worker‐level outcomes of continuing employees. The results reveal a meaningful absolute increase in the affected workers' pay...

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Volume: 31
Main Author: Bossler, Mario
Broszeit, Sandra
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: Wiley Subscription Services, Inc 01.12.2017
published in: Labour (Rome, Italy) Vol. 31; no. 4; pp. 480 - 493
Data of publication: December 2017
ISSN: 1121-7081
1467-9914
EISSN: 1467-9914
Discipline: Economics
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