Searching for the Virtues of the European Model

The distributional effects of the minimum wage are analyzed in a model where skilled and unskilled labor enter the production function. It is argued that distributional goals are best achieved by letting the labor market clear and achieving redistribution through taxes and transfers

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Saint-Paul, Gilles
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C. International Monetary Fund 1994
Series:IMF Working Papers
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Collection: International Monetary Fund - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Description
Summary:The distributional effects of the minimum wage are analyzed in a model where skilled and unskilled labor enter the production function. It is argued that distributional goals are best achieved by letting the labor market clear and achieving redistribution through taxes and transfers
Physical Description:24 pages
ISBN:9781451973853