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Expanding Employee Wages: Impact of Minimum and Sub-Minimum Wages

This study will conduct pre and post comparisons of employment outcomes of people with disabilities as state-level minimum wages are increased, compared to otherwise-similar states that have not increased their minimum wage at the same time. The outcomes will include a) employment rates, b) pay levels, and c) overall income levels.

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Douglas Kruse, Lisa Schur, Sean Rogers, and Mason Ameri
2018
We analyze competing explanations for the lower pay of employees with disabilities, using 2008–2014 data from the American Community Survey matched to O*Net data on occupational job requirements.
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