A Minimum Wage for Germany? Learning from European Experiences

A Minimum Wage for Germany? Learning from European Experiences
March 20, 2013

What are the pros and cons of introducing a minimum wage in Germany? Through expert-led panel discussions, this conference analyzed the economic and sociological effects of minimum wages with specific reference to models implemented across Europe. In anticipation of this landmark policy change for Germany, it is crucial that lessons are learnt from existing minimum wage models, so as to understand the potential effects on factors such as employment and labor demand.

Related articles on minimum wages:
Employment effects of minimum wages, by David Neumark
Introducing a statutory minimum wage in middle and low income countries, by David N. Margolis
Do labor costs affect companies' demand for labor? by Daniel S. Hamermesh
Does increasing the minimum wage reduce poverty in developing countries? by Tim H. Gindling

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