Raising the standard: Minimum wages and firm productivity

This paper exploits the introduction of the National Minimum Wage (NMW) in Britain and subsequent increases in the NMW to identify the effects of minimum wages on productivity. We find that the NMW increased average labour costs for companies that tend to employ low paid workers, both upon the intro...

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Volume: 44
Main Author: Riley, Rebecca
Rosazza Bondibene, Chiara
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: AMSTERDAM Elsevier B.V 01.01.2017
published in: Labour economics Vol. 44; pp. 27 - 50
Data of publication: January 2017
ISSN: 0927-5371
EISSN: 1879-1034
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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