Minimum Wages and Employment: Reply
The results of my study (Leigh 2003, 2004) on the effect of minimum wages on employment have been brought into question by Watson (2004), which raises some potential methodological concerns. Careful reanalysis of the Western Australian minimum wage experiment demonstrates that this critique is not well founded. Further checks show that the results are robust to a number of alternative specifications, in addition to those presented in the original article. Copyright 2004 The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research.
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Volume (Year): 37 (2004)
Issue (Month): 2 (06)
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