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Warum Mindestlöhne die Beschäftigung nicht reduzieren müssen

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In diesem Beitrag werden Beschäftigungswirkungen von Mindestlöhnen im neoklassischen Grundmodell und in mehreren, ebenfalls auf Grundgedanken der Neoklassik basierenden Alternativmodellen diskutiert. Einerseits werden komparativ statische und andererseits dynamische Ansätze dargestellt, in deren Rahmen Mindestlöhne entweder nicht zu einem Rückgang der Beschäftigung führen müssen oder sogar positive Beschäftigungswirkungen möglich sind. In Märkten, auf denen Marktversagen in unterschiedlichster Form vorherrscht, können Mindestlöhne - sofern sie moderat ausfallen - diesem entgegenwirken.

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  • Christian Ragacs, 2002. "Warum Mindestlöhne die Beschäftigung nicht reduzieren müssen," Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft - WuG, Kammer für Arbeiter und Angestellte für Wien, Abteilung Wirtschaftswissenschaft und Statistik, vol. 28(1), pages 59-84.
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    1. Bosch, Gerhard & Weinkopf, Claudia, 2014. "Zur Einführung des gesetzlichen Mindestlohns von 8,50 € in Deutschland," Arbeitspapiere 304, Hans-Böckler-Stiftung, Düsseldorf.
    2. Christian Ragacs, 2003. "Mindestlöhne und Beschäftigung: Die empirische Evidenz," Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft - WuG, Kammer für Arbeiter und Angestellte für Wien, Abteilung Wirtschaftswissenschaft und Statistik, vol. 29(2), pages 215-246.
    3. Christian Ragacs, 2003. "Mindestlöhne und Beschäftigung: Ein Überblick über die neuere empirische Literatur," Working Papers geewp25, Vienna University of Economics and Business Research Group: Growth and Employment in Europe: Sustainability and Competitiveness.

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