Minimum Wage - Canadian Social Research Links

A new solution to an age-old problem (PDF file - 570K, 30 pages)
May 2004
"(...) The near-universal conclusion of decades of economic research is that minimum wage increases diminish total employment and destroy opportunities for entry-level employees.

minimum wage research paper - Karawang

April 14, 2015

Economist David A Green, a professor and former chair of the Vancouver School of Economics at UBC and an International Fellow at the Institute for Fiscal Studies in London, conducted a thorough review of academic research on the economic impacts of minimum wages, and in this report he concludes that bold increases to the minimum wage make good economic sense.

Raising the Federal Minimum Wage to $10.10 Would …

(...) Consistent with some earlier research, we found that higher minimum wages reduce welfare spell lengths.

This paper reviews the history of the minimum wage over the last 50 years and the role of a lowered value of the minimum wage in rising wage inequality