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Zur Einführung von Mindestlöhnen: empirische Relevanz des Niedriglohnsektors

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  • Joachim Ragnitz

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  • Marcel Thum

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Die mögliche Einführung von Mindestlöhnen führt gegenwärtig zu heftigen Kontroversen über die ökonomischen Auswirkungen eines solchen Eingriffs. Die einen befürchten den Wegfall des kompletten Niedriglohnbereichs. Die anderen sehen darin Chancen zu Lohnerhöhungen ohne nennenswerte Konsequenzen. Dieser Beitrag versucht abzuschätzen, wie groß der vom Mindestlohn betroffene Personenkreis überhaupt ist und wie stark die Arbeitsplatzverluste ausfallen könnten.

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Article provided by Ifo Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich in its journal ifo Dresden berichtet.

Volume (Year): 14 (2007)
Issue (Month): 03 (06)
Pages: 36-39

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Handle: RePEc:ces:ifodre:v:14:y:2007:i:03:p:36-39

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Keywords: Mindestlohn; Niedriglohn; Arbeitsplatz; Arbeitsmarkt; Deutschland;

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  1. Franz, Wolfgang, 2007. "Der trügerische Charme des Mindestlohns (The deceptive charm of the minimum wage)," Zeitschrift für ArbeitsmarktForschung - Journal for Labour Market Research, Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung (IAB), Nürnberg [Institute for Employment Research, Nuremberg, Germany], vol. 40(4), pages 431-438.
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