The Effect of Labor Slack on Wages: Evidence from State-level Relationships

Posted: 16 Dec 2014

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Christopher L. Smith

Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Date Written: June 2, 2014

Abstract

Over the past several years, increases in most broad measures of wages have been quite muted, which many would consider symptomatic of weak demand for labor.

Suggested Citation

Smith, Christopher L., The Effect of Labor Slack on Wages: Evidence from State-level Relationships (June 2, 2014). FEDS Notes No. 2014-06-02-2 https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.0021, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3750054

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