The Low-Wage Labor Market: Challenges and Opportunities for Economic Self-Sufficiency. Does the Minimum Wage Help or Hurt Low-Wage Workers? . References

01/14/2000

Acs, Gregory, Norma Coe, Keith Watson, and Robert Lerman. 1998. "Does Work Pay? An Analysis of the Work Incentives under TANF." Occasional Paper #9, The Urban Institute.

Bluestone, Barry, and Teresa Ghilarducci. 1996. "Rewarding Work:  Feasible Antipoverty Policy." The American Prospect (May).

Brandon, Peter. 1995. "Jobs Taken by Mothers Moving from Welfare to Work:  And the Effects of Minimum Wages on This Transition." Employment Policies Institute (February).

Brown, Charles, Curtis Gilroy, and Andrew Kohen. 1982. "The Effect of the Minimum Wage on Employment and Unemployment." Journal of Economic Literature 20.

Card, David, and Alan Krueger. 1995. Myth and Measurement:  The New Economics of the Minimum Wage. Princeton, N.J.:  Princeton University Press.

Cunningham, James. 1981. "The Impact of Minimum Wages on Youth Employment, Hours of Work, and School Attendance:  Cross-sectional Evidence from the 1960 and 1970 Census." In The Economics of Legal Minimum Wages, ed. Simon Rottenberg. Washington, D.C.:  American Enterprise Institute.

Deere, Donald, Kevin Murphy, and Finis Welch. 1996. "Examining the Evidence on Minimum Wages and Employment." In The Effects of the Minimum Wage on Employment, edited by Marvin Kosters. Washington, D.C.:  The AEI Press.

Edin, Kathryn, and Laura Lein. 1997. Making Ends Meet:  How Single Mothers Survive Welfare and Low-Wage Work. New York:  Russell Sage Foundation.

Ehrenberg, Ronald, and Alan Marcus. 1982. "Minimum Wage Legislation and the Educational Outcomes of Youth." In Research in Labor Economics, edited by Ronald Ehrenberg. Greenwich, Conn.:  JAP Press, Inc.

Evans, William, and Mark Turner. 1995. "Employment Effects of Minimum Wage and Subminimum Wage:  Comment." Working Paper, Department of Economics, University of Maryland.

Hashimoto, Masanori. 1982. "Minimum Wage Effects on Training on the Job." American Economic Review 72 (5).

Neumark, David, and William Wascher. 1992. "Employment Effects of Minimum and Subminimum Wages:  Panel Data on State Minimum Wage Laws." Industrial and Labor Relations Review 46 (1).

------.1996a. "Do Minimum Wages Fight Poverty." NBER Working Paper no. 6127.

------.1996b. "The Effects of Minimum Wages on Teenage Employment and Enrollment:  Evidence from Matched CPS Surveys." Research in Labor Economics 15.

------.1998. "Minimum Wages and Training Revisited." Mimeo. April.

Pavetti, La Donna. 1993. The Dynamics of Welfare and Work:  Exploring the Process by Which Women Work Their Way Off Welfare. Doctoral Dissertation, Harvard University.

Rosen, Sherwin. 1972. "Learning and Experience in the Labor Market." Journal of Human Resources, vol. 7, no. 3, Summer.

Samuelson, Paul, and William Nordhaus. 1985. Economics, 20th Ed. New York:  McGraw-Hill.

Spriggs, William, and Bruce Klein. 1994. Raising the Floor:  The Effects of the Minimum Wage on Low-Wage Workers. Washington, D.C.:  Economic Policy Institute.

Turner, Mark. 1999. "The Effects of Minimum Wages on Welfare Recipiency." Joint Center for Poverty Research Working Paper.

------.1998. "The Effects of Minimum Wages on Educational Attainment and Employment." Urban Institute Working Paper.

U.S. Department of Labor. 1998. Minimum Wage and Overtime Hours under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Wage and Hour Division, Employment Standards Administration, June.

Welch, Finis. 1978. "The Rising Impact of Minimum Wages." Regulation (November/December).