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A Wall Street Journal article noted that a study by U. Congressional Budget Office "estimated raising the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour reduced U....

1.    A Wall Street Journal article noted that a study by U.S. Congressional Budget Office "estimated raising the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour reduced U.S employment by 500,000 but lift 900,000 Americans out of poverty ".


a.    Why might raising the minimum wage reduce employment? Explain

b.    Why would it raise some people out of poverty?

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a) reduce employment - Raising income tax credit may be a better idea. There are unemployment effects to minimum wage.... View the full answer

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a).The raising of the minimum wage reduces the employment as the employers find it... View the full answer

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