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some motivational tricks of the trade.
Working in the Service Society, edited by Lynn Macdonald and Carmen Sirianni, suggests how the labor policies of the fast food industry
are now being adopted throughout the American economy. Alan B. Krueger, a professor of economics and public affairs at Princeton
University, outlined for me some of his research on the fast food industry and the minimum wage. I also found the book that he wrote with
David Card, Myth and Measurement: The New Economics of the Minimum Wage (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1995), to be useful.
A recent study by the USDA Economic Research Service cogently refutes the argument that higher wages will harm the fast food industry. The
study, written by Chinkook Lee and Brian O’Roark, is titled “The Impact of Minimum Wage Increases on Food and Kindred Products Prices:
An Analysis of Price Pass-Through” (Washington, D.C.: Food and Rural Economics Division, USDA Economic Research Service, Technical
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