Do higher tipped minimum wages boost server pay?
AbstractDo tipped servers in states with higher tipped minimum wages earn more, ceteris paribus, than servers elsewhere? Using 1999 data on waitpersons and bartenders, little evidence is found of a premium to servers in states with more generous minimum wages.
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Volume (Year): 12 (2005)
Issue (Month): 7 ()
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