The Employment Effect of Industry-Specific, Collectively-Bargained Minimum Wages

This paper estimates the employment effects of industry-specific, collectively-bargained minimum wages in Germany for two occupations associated with the construction sector. I propose a truly exogenous control group in contrast to the control group design used in the literature. Further, a differen...

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Volume: 348
Main Author: Frings, Hanna
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Essen Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (RWI) 2012
published in: Ruhr Economic Papers Vol. 348
Data of publication: 2012
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Database: EconStor
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