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Training and the New Minimum Wage

Arulampalam, Wiji; Booth, Alison; Bryan, Mark L

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Using the British Household Panel Survey, we estimate the impact of the national minimum wage, introduced in April 1999, on the work-related training of low-wage workers. We use two 'treatment groups'- those workers who explicitly stated they were affected by the new minimum and those workers whose derived 1998 wages were below the minimum. Using difference-indifferences techniques for the period 1998 to 2000, we find no evidence that the introduction of the minimum wage reduced the training of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/86009
Source: The Economic Journal

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