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The Impact of the National Minimum Wage on the Wage Distribution in a Low-Wage Sector

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  • Dickens, Richard

    (QMW, University of London)

  • Alan Manning

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The National Minimum Wage (NMW) that was introduced in April 1999 is sometimes paraded as evidence of the Blair government s commitment to reversing the rise in inequality that was characteristic of the last 25 years.

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Paper provided by Royal Economic Society in its series Royal Economic Society Annual Conference 2003 with number 60.

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Date of creation: 04 Jun 2003
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Handle: RePEc:ecj:ac2003:60

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  1. R. Aeberhardt & P. Givord & C. Marbot, 2012. "Spillover Effect of the Minimum Wage in France: An Unconditional Quantile Regression Approach," Documents de Travail de la DESE - Working Papers of the DESE g2012-07, Institut National de la Statistique et des Etudes Economiques, DESE.
  2. Eric Strobl & Frank Walsh, 2007. "The Ambiguous Effect of Minimum Wages on Workers and Total Hours," Working Papers 200714, School Of Economics, University College Dublin.
  3. Richard Dickens & Mirko Draca, 2005. "The Employment Effects of the October 2003 Increase in the National Minimum Wage," Working Papers 532, Queen Mary, University of London, School of Economics and Finance.
  4. Marcus Dittrich & Andreas Knabe, 2010. "Wage and Employment Effects of Non-Binding Minimum Wages," CESifo Working Paper Series 3149, CESifo Group Munich.
  5. Mark B. Stewart & Joanna K. Swaffield, 2008. "The Other Margin: Do Minimum Wages Cause Working Hours Adjustments for Low-Wage Workers?," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 75(297), pages 148-167, 02.
  6. Tonin, Mirco, 2011. "Minimum Wage and Tax Evasion: Theory and Evidence," IZA Discussion Papers 5660, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  7. Frijters, Paul & Gregory, Bob, 2006. "From Golden Age to Golden Age: Australia's "Great Leap Forward"?," IZA Discussion Papers 2068, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  8. Tonin, Mirco, 2007. "Minimum wage and tax evasion: theory," Discussion Paper Series In Economics And Econometrics 0711, Economics Division, School of Social Sciences, University of Southampton.
  9. Eric Strobl & Frank Walsh, 2010. "The Minimum Wage and Hours per Worker," Working Papers 201028, School Of Economics, University College Dublin.

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