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The impact of the National Minimum Wage on employment retention, hours and job entry: a report to the Low Pay Commission

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Publication date

Feb 2013

Summary

This report from the Institute for Social and Economic Research at the University of Essex to the Low Pay Commission estimates the effects of the NMW during the recession years (2008-2011). It compares these with the effects estimated for the years before that, from 1999 (or 2000).
It focuses on 3 outcomes:
employment retention
changes in working hours among employees
the job finding probability of the unemployed

Subjects

Labour Economics, Wages And Earnings, and Social Policy

Links

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/national-minimum-wage-effect-on-hours-job-retention-and-entry

Notes

Is referenced by: Low Pay Commission (2014) National Minimum Wage: Low Pay Commission Report 2014: presented to Parliament by the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills by Command of Her Majesty March 2014. [London]: Stationery Office.

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