The regional effects of Germany’s national minimum wage
Duncan Roth () and
Economics Letters, 2018, vol. 172, issue C, 127-130
We show that the minimum wage introduced in Germany in 2015 led to spatial wage convergence, in particular in the left tail of the distribution, without reducing relative employment in low-wage regions within the first two years.
Keywords: Difference-in-differences; Employment; Germany; Minimum wage (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: J31 J58 R12 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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