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Economic Evolution and Revolution in Historical Time$
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Paul W. Rhode, Joshua L. Rosenbloom, and David F. Weiman

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780804771856

Published to Stanford Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.11126/stanford/9780804771856.001.0001

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The Unexpected Long-Run Impact of the Minimum Wage:

The Unexpected Long-Run Impact of the Minimum Wage:

An Educational Cascade

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(p.387) Chapter 15 The Unexpected Long-Run Impact of the Minimum Wage:
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Economic Evolution and Revolution in Historical Time
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Richard Sutch

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Stanford University Press
DOI:10.11126/stanford/9780804771856.003.0015

This chapter focuses on the employment effects of the minimum wage. It explores the connections linking the minimum wage and educational attainment, arguing that low-skill, low-paying jobs induce teenagers to extend their schooling to attain the level required for employment.

Keywords:   employment, minimum wage, educational attainment, schooling

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