Employment, Inequality and the UK National Minimum Wage over the Medium‐Term

We assess the impact of the national minimum wage (NMW) on employment and inequality in the UK over the decade since its introduction. We evaluate its effects in each year, using an incremental differences‐in‐differences (IDiD) estimator. Identification is based on variation in the bite of the NMW a...

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Volume: 74
Main Author: Dolton, Peter
Bondibene, Chiara Rosazza
Wadsworth, Jonathan
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: Oxford, UK Blackwell Publishing Ltd 01.02.2012
WILEY
Department of Economics, University of Oxford
Wiley Subscription Services, Inc
published in: Oxford bulletin of economics and statistics Vol. 74; no. 1; pp. 78 - 106
Data of publication: February 2012
ISSN: 0305-9049
1468-0084
EISSN: 1468-0084
Discipline: Economics
Statistics
Mathematics
Bibliography: The authors wish to thank the Low Pay Commission for funding this project – although we remain responsible for its contents. We also wish to thank seminar participants at the LPC, LSE, Aberdeen University, NIESR and two anonymous referees for many useful comments.
Series: Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics
Subjects:
J31
J42
R12
E24
J31
J42
R12
E24
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