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March 18, 2004
  • Good News for Wisconsin Workers - A double header of good news for workers in Wisconsin, who will soon have an increased statewide minimum wage, and... MORE...

    December 27, 2003
  • Matt Y Still Out to Destroy Productive Businesses - Alas, Matthew Yglesias is still dedicated to helping low productivity firms destroy high-productivity companies. How? He wants the government to... MORE...

    August 29, 2003
  • Politics of the Minimum Wage - So here you have the minimum wage-- supported by 80% of the population and able to put tens of billions... MORE...

    August 28, 2003
  • Why Job Losses from Min Wage Don't Matter - When the minimum wage is discussed, conservatives suddenly discover an overwhelming compassion for the poorest Americans who they see victimized... MORE...

    August 27, 2003
  • Who Pays for the Minimum Wage? - Whether the increased costs of the minimum wage are passed onto consumers or decrease business profits is as much disputed... MORE...

    August 26, 2003
  • How Minimum Wage Increases Employment - Here's the problem with the simplistic argument that minimum wage laws automatically cut jobs. It's based on Economics 101 for... MORE...

    August 25, 2003
  • Popularity of Raising Min Wage to $8/hr - After the exchange with Matt on the merits of the EITC versus the minimum wage, along with my original post... MORE...
  • Popularity of Raising Min Wage to $8/hr - After the exchange with Matt on the merits of the EITC versus the minimum wage, along with my original post... MORE...

    August 23, 2003
  • Why Minimum Wage Beats EITC - Matthew Yglesias thinks the minimum wage is only the second best alternative to the Earned Income Tax Credit and other... MORE...

    August 22, 2003
  • Illinois Raises Minimum Wage - IL Governor Blagojevich signed a bill raising the state's minimum wage to $6.50 per hour over the next sixteen months.... MORE...
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