JOURNAL OF HUMAN RESOURCES, Vol. 31, No. 2, Spring 1996
Posted: 5 May 1998
Using panel data on individuals from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, we find that employed individuals who were affected by the increases in the federal minimum wage in 1979 and 1980 were about 3 percent less likely to be employed a year later, even after accounting for the fact that workers employed at the minimum wage may differ from their peers in unobserved ways.
JEL Classification: J31, J11
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Currie, Janet and Fallick, Bruce, The Minimum Wage and the Employment of Youth: Evidence from the NLSY. JOURNAL OF HUMAN RESOURCES, Vol. 31, No. 2, Spring 1996. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3213