This is key difference between a) raising wages by raising minimum wage to, say, $12 and b) raising wages to $12 through tight labor market. With b) employers try to bring workers in from sidelines (eg handicapped/ex-felons) because they're actually worth $12. Not so with a), no?
— Mickey Kaus (@kausmickey) June 1, 2019
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