Everything you need to know about the minimum wage

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CURATED BY Evan Soltas

2014-06-05 11:08:47 -0400

  1. What is a minimum wage?
  2. Who earns the minimum wage?
  3. What jobs pay minimum wage?
  4. How has the minimum wage changed over time?
  5. Is the minimum wage going to go up?
  6. Where did the minimum wage come from?
  7. Why do some states and cities have a higher minimum wage?
  8. Is it possible to earn less than the minimum wage?
  9. What do other countries do about the minimum wage?
  10. Does the minimum wage cause unemployment?
  11. How is it possible to increase wages without reducing employment?
  12. Would raising the minimum wage help the poor?
  13. Who loses from a higher minimum wage?
  14. Can I survive on the minimum wage?
  15. Why not set the minimum wage high enough to make everyone rich?
  16. Can raising the minimum wage stimulate the economy?
  17. What do economists think about the minimum wage?
  18. Why do economists disagree about the minimum wage?
  19. Are there other ways to boost low-wage workers’ incomes?
  20. What else should I read about the minimum wage?
  21. How have these cards changed?
  1. Card 1 of 21

    What is a minimum wage?

  2. Card 2 of 21

    Who earns the minimum wage?

  3. Card 3 of 21

    What jobs pay minimum wage?

  4. Card 4 of 21

    How has the minimum wage changed over time?

  5. Card 5 of 21

    Is the minimum wage going to go up?

  6. Card 6 of 21

    Where did the minimum wage come from?

  7. Card 7 of 21

    Why do some states and cities have a higher minimum wage?

  8. Card 8 of 21

    Is it possible to earn less than the minimum wage?

  9. Card 9 of 21

    What do other countries do about the minimum wage?

  10. Card 10 of 21

    Does the minimum wage cause unemployment?

  11. Card 11 of 21

    How is it possible to increase wages without reducing employment?

  12. Card 12 of 21

    Would raising the minimum wage help the poor?

  13. Card 13 of 21

    Who loses from a higher minimum wage?

  14. Card 14 of 21

    Can I survive on the minimum wage?

  15. Card 15 of 21

    Why not set the minimum wage high enough to make everyone rich?

  16. Card 16 of 21

    Can raising the minimum wage stimulate the economy?

  17. Card 17 of 21

    What do economists think about the minimum wage?

    A survey of economists by the Initiative on Global Markets at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business found they supported a minimum-wage increase.

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    They weren't sure, however, whether increases would create unemployment. Most said that, on balance, the benefits exceeded the costs.

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    Why do economists disagree about the minimum wage?

  19. Card 19 of 21

    Are there other ways to boost low-wage workers’ incomes?

  20. Card 20 of 21

    What else should I read about the minimum wage?

  21. Card 21 of 21

    How have these cards changed?

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