Diane Schanzenbach
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY. Professor of Human Development and Social Policy. Research focuses on policies aimed at improving the lives of children in poverty, including education, health, and income support policies.

What Does the Seattle Experience Teach Us About Minimum Wages?

August 7, 2017

The Issue:

The federal minimum wage is $7.25, well below historical levels in real terms. Many large cities, including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, and Miami Beach, and seven states have implemented higher minimum wages. Both California and New York State, along with several cities, are scheduled to raise ...
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