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Mindestlöhne und Beschäftigung: Ein Überblick über die neuere empirische Literatur

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  • Christian Ragacs

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In diesem Beitrag erfolgt ein Überblick über die neuere empirische Literatur zu Beschäftigungswirkungen von Mindestlöhnen. Nach einer einleitenden Diskussion bestehender unterschiedlicher Mindestlohnsysteme und der in der Literatur verwendeten Schätzmethodik zeigt eine Aufstellung der Ergebnisse der neueren Literatur, dass im Gegensatz zu älteren Beiträgen nun grob widersprüchliche Ergebnisse erzielt werden. Neben negativen Beschäftigungswirkungen ist auch Evidenz für keine oder sogar für positive Beschäftigungswirkungen zu finden.

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  • 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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    Mindestlöhne; Beschäftigungswirkungen;

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    • J23 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Labor Demand
    • J31 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs - - - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials

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