It's All About How You Raise Minimum Wage
Publication Date: January 2007
Publisher(s): Tax Policy Center
Author(s): Leonard E. Burman
Special Collection: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Keywords: Economy; Income and Wealth Distribution; Employment; Wages and Non-wage Compensation
In this commentary for public radio's Marketplace program, Len Burman, director of the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center, explains why automatically adjusting the minimum wage for inflation benefits more than just low-wage workers.