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Would Increasing the Minimum Wage Reduce Poverty?

March 2014

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Mar 3, 2014 “The Effects of a Minimum-Wage Increase on Employment and Family Income.”

By The Congressional Budget Office.  February 18, 2014;

This Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report was prepared in response to interest expressed by a
number of Members of Congress. In keeping with CBO’s mandate to provide objective, impartial
analysis, the report contains no recommendations.

Mar 3, 2014 “Gini in a Bottle: Some Facts on Income Inequality.”

 By David A. Lopez.  Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Page One Economics Newsletter, March 2012;

Income inequality has been rising in the United States and other developed countries. The March 2012 Page One Economics Newsletter discusses income inequality, its causes, and some possible policy solutions.


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