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The impact of the minimum wage on Irish firms

Brian Nolan

The impact of the minimum wage on Irish firms

by Brian Nolan

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Published by Economic and Social Research Institute in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Minimum wage -- Ireland.,
  • Wages -- Ireland.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementBrian Nolan, Donal O"Neill and James Williams.
    SeriesPolicy research series (Economic and Social Research Institute) -- no.44.
    ContributionsO"Neill, Donal., Williams, James, 1958-, Economic and Social Research Institute.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[9], 82 p. ;
    Number of Pages82
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19122353M
    ISBN 100707002095
    OCLC/WorldCa50619225

    The potential downside is that a higher minimum wage may discourage firms from employing the low-wage, low-skill workers that minimum wages are intended to help. Reflecting the greater variety of methods and sources of variation in minimum wage effects used since , this review documents a wider range of estimates of the employment Cited by: 6. The most detailed study in recent years of the minimum wage’s effects was published in a book by economists Dale Belman and Paul Wolfson.5 Belman and Wolfson conducted a meta-analysis (a study of studies) of over scholarly papers on the minimum wage published since They conclude that “modest minimum wage increases raise wages.

    employment. Exactly how far one can push the minimum wage before job losses start becoming pronounced is an empirical question. In the US, a large body of high-quality research has investigated the impact of minimum wages on employment. Overall, this body of evidence points to a relatively modest overall impact on low wage employment to Size: 1MB. wage. This made it easier to distinguish the effects of minimum wages from those of business cycle and other influences on aggregate low-skill employment. An extensive survey by Neumark and Wascher () concluded that nearly two-thirds of the more than newer minimum wage studies, and 85% of File Size: 86KB.

    Raising the minimum wage closed the hourly pay gap between high and low earners, but had no strong impact on household incomes, according to a new report.   Designed to ensure that employees earn a reasonable living wage, the Raise the Wage Act of proposes a gradual minimum wage increase from $ to $, doubling the wage across the U.S. by The bill was introduced in the House of Representatives January Over the last several years, minimum wage increases of varying amounts have been passed in cities such as Author: Julie Bawden-Davis.


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The results are used to assess the impact of the minimum wage on employment, wage levels and other aspects of work organization among Irish firms. Discover the. THE IMPACT OF THE MINIMUM WAGE ON IRISH FIRMS BRL~’~ NO I.*~’~ DONAL O’NEILL AND JAM~ WILLIAMS Copies of thLs paper may be obtained from The Economic and Social Research Institute (Limited Compw9~ No.

Registered Office: 4 Burlington Road, Dublin 4. xvv~rw, Price £ (Special rate for stttdents, •8. 00). The National Minimum Wage was introduced in Ireland in April This study is based on a survey carried out in late /earlycommissioned by the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment, which re-interviewed firms which had been surveyed before the introduction of the minimum by: Downloadable.

The National Minimum Wage was introduced in Ireland in April This study is based on a survey carried out in late /earlycommissioned by the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment, which re-interviewed firms which had been surveyed before the introduction of the minimum wage.

The results are used to assess the impact of the minimum wage on employment, wage. In terms of the perceived impact of minimum wage legislation. Book. Full-text available D.

O'NEILL and J. WILLIAMS, The Impact of the Minimum Wage on Irish Firms. The National Minimum Wage was introduced in Ireland in April A survey of firms was carried out by the The Economic and Social Research Institute prior to its introduction, as part of a prospective analysis of the likely impact of the minimum wage.

The results are used to assess the impact of the minimum wage on employment, wage levels and other aspects of work organization among Irish firms. The Impact of the Minimum Wage The percentage of workers earning around or below the level paid by the minimum wage fell sharply between end and end, from about 20% to 5%.

Inthe DoETE commissioned another survey aimed at monitoring the on-going impact of the minimum wage in the private sector, which was carried out between September and November Here we present the key results from that survey, and use them to assess the on-going impact of the minimum wage on Irish firms.2 going impact of the minimum wage in the private sector, which was carried out between September and November Here we present the key results from that survey, and use them to assess the on-going impact of the minimum wage on Irish firms.2 Introduction T he National Minimum Wage applies to hourly wages, over a.

In some places, minimum-wage rules are designed to try to minimise the impact on low-earning firms. In America they apply only to businesses with sales exceeding a certain threshold. Get this from a library.

The impact of the minimum wage on Irish firms. [Brian Nolan; Donal O'Neill; James Williams; Economic and Social Research Institute.]. Nolan, Brian & Williams, James & Blackwell, Sylvia, "New Results on the Impact of the Minimum Wage on Irish Firms," Quarterly Economic Commentary: Special Articles, Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), vol.

(4-Winter), pages Handle: RePEc:esr:qecsaswinter:nolan. workers who earned below the new minimum wage before the reform and the per-centage change in employment relative to yearthe last year before the min-imum wage hike.

We find that firms employing only minimum wage workers had 10 percent lower employment four years after the minimum wage hike than firms with no minimum wage workers.

Survival of the Fittest: The Impact of the Minimum Wage on Firm Exit Dara Lee Luca, Michael Luca. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in May NBER Program(s):Industrial Organization, Labor Studies, Productivity, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship We study the impact of the minimum wage on firm exit in the restaurant industry, exploiting recent changes in the minimum wage at the city by: 2.

For a small firm with ten minimum wage employees, the new rate proposed by the Low Pay Commission would make their annual wage bill more than €25, higher compared with ,” he said. The Effect of the Minimum Wage on the Fast Food Industry Lawrence F.

Katz, Alan B. Krueger. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in February NBER Program(s):Labor Studies Using data from a longitudinal survey of fast food restaurants in Texas, the authors examine the impact of recent changes in the federal minimum wage on a low-wage labor market The authors draw four main by:   A minimum wage is a legal minimum for workers.

It means workers are guaranteed a certain hourly wage – helping to reduce relative poverty. However, a minimum wage could have potential disadvantages – in particular, there is the risk of creating unemployment as firms cannot afford to employ workers.

In a minority report, the general secretary of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions contended that an hourly increase of €, which would bring the minimum wage to €10 an hour, was. Do minimum wages stimulate productivity and growth.

Minimum wage increases fail to stimulate growth and can have a negative impact on vulnerable workers during recessions Keywords: minimum wages, business cycle, productivity, poverty KeY FiNDiNGs Estimated effect of a 10% increase in minimum wage on low-skilled employment Note: HS = high school Author: Joseph J.

Sabia. The authors find that most of the negative employment effects that result from wage increases (which are cost increases) are due to more firms closing rather than firms laying off : Adam Millsap. In the absence of minimum wages, relatively poorly performing firms may be able to shift the impact of poor performance from profits to wages.

The minimum wage stops that happening. If monopsony is prevalent in large towns but not big cities, I couldn't help wondering if this might have something to do with the difference between towns and Author: Mainly Macro. Two findings at variance with conventional predictions are that (1) employment increased more in those firms likely to have been most affected by the minimum wage increase than in other firms and (2) price changes were unrelated to mandated wage by: We construct a comprehensive manufacturing firm-level dataset to study the effects of minimum wage increase in China on firms’ probability of conducting outward foreign direct investment (outward FDI).

Our baseline results show that the increase in minimum wage can explain about % of the growth in outward FDI from China over –Cited by: 4.