Seattle Survey of Higher Wages Tells A Bleak Story The Liberals Will Be Screaming Over

Seattle’s Minimum Wage Has Been a Disaster, as the City’s Own Study Confirms Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) Alex Tabarrok June 27, 2017 The Seattle Minimum Wage Study, a study supported and funded in part by the Seattle city government, is out with a new NBER paper evaluating Seattle’s minimum wage increase to $13 an hour and it finds significant disemployment effects that on net reduce the incomes of minimum wage workers. …These findings, examining another year of data and including the increase to $13/hr, are unequivocal: the policy is an unmitigated disaster. The main findings: The numbers of hours … Continue reading