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Minimum Wage Economy

Study Finds Another Reason To Raise The Minimum Wage

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.08.2013 | Business

Raising the minimum wage wouldn’t only be a boon for low-wage workers, it could also provide a slight boost to the U.S. economy, a new study suggest...

Well-Known Economist: Minimum Wage Doesn't Matter 'All That Much'

Posted 02.19.2013 | Business

A University of Chicago economist well-known for tearing down the conventional wisdom on a host of controversial topics is wading into the renewed deb...

Raising the Minimum Wage: A Win-Win for New Jersey

Deborah Howlett | Posted 05.05.2012 | Business
Deborah Howlett

Can you imagine trying to pay the bills and save for the future on $15,080 a year? That's all a minimum wage job in New Jersey brings in. The plain truth is that a minimum wage increase would benefit all of us, without harming business.

Scapegoating the Minimum Wage

Christine L. Owens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Christine L. Owens

It wouldn't be the holidays if we didn't have grinches. In the spirit of the season, this week we saw calls to lower the federal minimum wage thinly disguised as a way to help the economy.