The Minimum Wage from a Two-Sided Perspective

This paper sheds new light on the effects of the minimum wage on employment from a two-sided theoretical perspective, in which firms' job offer and workers' job acceptance decisions are disentangled. Minimum wages reduce job offer incentives and increase job acceptance incentives. We show...

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Volume: 8252
Main Author: Brown, Alessio J. G
Merkl, Christian
Snower, Dennis J
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) 2014
published in: IZA Discussion Papers Vol. 8252
Data of publication: 2014
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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