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Can a minimum wage increase employment and reduce prices in a neoclassical perfect information economy?

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Mathematical Economics.

Volume (Year): 43 (2007)
Issue (Month): 6 (August)
Pages: 657-674

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