Firms' location decisions and minimum wages

We consider the impact minimum wage laws have on firms' location choices in a new economic geography model with exogenous minimum wage constraints. The minimum wage policy has a twofold influence on the relative attractiveness of the home country, simultaneously affecting its relative cost comp...

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Volume: 40
Main Author: Méjean, Isabelle
Patureau, Lise
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: AMSTERDAM Elsevier B.V 2010
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Elsevier
published in: Regional science and urban economics Vol. 40; no. 1; pp. 45 - 59
Data of publication: 2010
ISSN: 0166-0462
1879-2308
EISSN: 1879-2308
Discipline: Economics
Sociology & Social History
Series: Regional Science and Urban Economics
Subjects:
R3
F21
F12
F16
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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