Minimum Wages in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Primer

Although the sectors and fraction of workers covered are small given the low rates of formality and urbanization in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), as the number of covered workers grows wage regulation will become increasingly significant. We find that higher minimum wage values are associated with highe...

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Volume: 9204
Main Author: Bhorat, Haroon
Kanbur, Ravi
Stanwix, Benjamin
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) 2015
published in: IZA Discussion Papers Vol. 9204
Data of publication: 2015
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Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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