No Way Out: How Prime Age Workers Get Trapped in Minimum Wage Jobs
Publication Date: May 2005
Publisher(s): Center for Economic and Policy Research
Author(s): Heather Boushey
Keywords: Household income; Union premium; Job mobility
Coverage: United States
This paper shows that more than one-third of prime-age minimum wage workers remain in low-wage jobs for at least three years. It was published in WorkingUSA: The Journal of Labor and Society, December 2005.