Tagged: living wages

More on living wages and minimum wages - The Dismal Science

Eric Crampton Feb 25, 2014

Fairfax's Richard Meadows asked me a few questions about living wages and minimum wages. Some of them made it into his excellent story, here. I agree with everything Matt Nolan said there too.[Update: Nolan's extended comments are here. And I'm really pleased to see that Richard's linked the more extensive commentary from both of us.]Here are the bits of mine … Read More

Some links against a Living Wage - The Dismal Science

Matt Nolan Jan 07, 2014

With the Living Wage idea cropping up around the place, I’ve noticed a couple of places where there have been criticisms of the result: A review by Brian Scott, where he points out that many of the defined “needs” required to get this wage are in fact not things some people in society would put […] … Read More