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The minimum wage in the dominant firm model

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  • Shilov, Andrey

    (Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung (IAB), Nürnberg [Institute for Employment Research, Nuremberg, Germany])

  • Tourovsky, Boris

Abstract

"This paper examines the impact of minimum wage in a dominant firm model. It is shown that in a labor-intensive market, the introduction of a binding minimum wage creates an entry barrier in the short run and increases unemployment in the long run." (Author's abstract, IAB-Doku) ((en))

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  • Shilov, Andrey & Tourovsky, Boris, 2008. "The minimum wage in the dominant firm model," IAB Discussion Paper 200823, Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung (IAB), Nürnberg [Institute for Employment Research, Nuremberg, Germany].
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    1. Bruckmeier, Kerstin & Graf, Tobias & Rudolph, Helmut, 2008. "Working poor: Arm oder bedürftig? : eine Analyse zur Erwerbstätigkeit in der SGB-II-Grundsicherung mit Verwaltungsdaten," IAB Discussion Paper 200834, Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung (IAB), Nürnberg [Institute for Employment Research, Nuremberg, Germany].

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    Keywords

    Mindestlohn - Auswirkungen; Großunternehmen; Dienstleistungsbereich; Post; Wirtschaftsstruktur; Unternehmensgründung; Wettbewerb; Beschäftigungseffekte; Arbeitslosigkeit; Monopol;

    JEL classification:

    • C23 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models
    • J31 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials
    • J38 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Public Policy
    • D43 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure, Pricing, and Design - - - Oligopoly and Other Forms of Market Imperfection

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