Difference between revisions of "How to Make the Poor Poorer"

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|quote="Although some workers benefit -- those who were paid the old minimum wage but are worth the new, higher one to the employers -- others are pushed into unemployment, the underground economy or crime. The losers are therefore likely to lose more than the gainers gain; they are also likely to be poorer people."
 
|quote="Although some workers benefit -- those who were paid the old minimum wage but are worth the new, higher one to the employers -- others are pushed into unemployment, the underground economy or crime. The losers are therefore likely to lose more than the gainers gain; they are also likely to be poorer people."
 
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{{opinion|Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2007|Act should be passed|against}}
 
{{opinion|Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2007|Act should be passed|against}}

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Author(s) Gary Becker
Source The Wall Street Journal
Date January 26, 2007
URL http://online.wsj.com/article/SB116978492591488718.html
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Quotes-start.png "Although some workers benefit -- those who were paid the old minimum wage but are worth the new, higher one to the employers -- others are pushed into unemployment, the underground economy or crime. The losers are therefore likely to lose more than the gainers gain; they are also likely to be poorer people." Quotes-end.png


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This item argues against the position Act should be passed on the topic Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2007.