Daily Archives: June 21, 2018

Study by Arindrajit Dube, which found that the number of jobs didn’t decrease following pay hikes, cited in article on $15 minimum wage bill.

As a bill to raise the Massachusetts minimum wage to $15 awaits final approval, some business owners are concerned about the costs associated with the higher pay levels. Cited in the report is a study of 137 minimum wage increases by Arindrajit Dube, economics, which found that the number of jobs didn’t decrease following pay hikes. (Globe, 6/21/18)