Beyond Labels

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On Minimum Wage

Here’s what I consider a pretty balanced article about state and local increases in the minimum wage…Minimum Wage

Unfortunately, the headline seems a bit more biased. Maybe “Wages up for many, but fewer entry-level jobs likely.”

It’s easy to see how millions can benefit from wage increases, hard to quantify jobs that are avoided by automation, outsourcing, or just slower economic growth. Without a sense for both sides, it’s tough to identify the best policy.

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