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effect of New Jersey"s minimum wage increase on fast-food employment

David Neumark

effect of New Jersey"s minimum wage increase on fast-food employment

a re-evaluation using payroll records

by David Neumark

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
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    Subjects:
  • Minimum wage -- New Jersey.,
  • Employment (Economic theory),
  • Fast food restaurants -- New Jersey -- Employees.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid Neumark, William Wascher.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper no. 5224, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 5224.
    ContributionsWascher, William L., National Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24, [12] p. :
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22418221M

      They sought to evaluate the effects of an increase in New Jersey’s minimum wage, from $ to $ an hour, that took effect on April 1, (At . concluded that “the increase in the New Jersey minimum wage in April had little or no systematic effect on total fast-food employment in the state,” largely, although not entirely, in agreement with their earlier results. It is widely believed that Card and Krueger had the better of this exchange. There have been many developments.

      Around the nation, labor unions, civic activists and many legislators have called for a $15 minimum wage, especially for the fast-food industry employees who make up a large share of America’s low-wage workers. In response to the “Fight for $15” campaign, New York recently mandated a $15 minimum for fast-food workers in New York City by and for the rest of the state by Get this from a library! A Reanalysis of the Effect of the New Jersey Minimum Wage Increase on the Fast-Food Industry with Representative Payroll Data. [David E Card; Alan B Krueger] -- This paper re-examines the effect of the New Jersey minimum wage increase on employment in the fast-food industry. We begin by analyzing employment trends using a comprehensive new data set.

      If implemented, the Wage Order, which is scheduled to take effect on Decem , would increase the minimum wage for “fast food employees” in covered “fast food establishments” on a phase-in schedule culminating in a minimum wage rate of $15/hour by Decem in New York City and by July 1, in the balance of the. In New Jersey increased its minimum wage while neighboring Pennsylvania held its rate constant. In a study published in Card and Krueger concluded that employment in New Jersey’s fast-food industry actually rose after the wage hike. In contrast, industry employment fell .


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Effect of New Jersey"s minimum wage increase on fast-food employment by David Neumark Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Effect of New Jersey's Minimum Wage Increase on Fast-Food Employment: A Re-Evaluation Using Payroll Records David Neumark, William Wascher. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in August NBER Program(s):Labor StudiesCited by:   The Effect of New Jersey's Minimum Wage Increase on Fast-Food Employment: A Re-Evaluation Using Payroll Records NBER Working Paper No.

w 38 Pages Posted: 23 Jun Last revised: 21 Apr Cited by: David Neumark & William Wascher, "The Effect of New Jersey's Minimum Wage Increase on Fast-Food Employment: A Re-Evaluation Using Payroll Records," NBER Working PapersNational Bureau of Economic Research, Inc. Handle: RePEc:nbr:nberwo Note: LS.

Minimum Wages and Employment: A Case Study of the Fast-Food Industry in New Jersey and Pennsylvania On April 1,New Jersey's minimum wage rose from $ to $ per hour. To evaluate the impact of the law we surveyed fast-food restaurants in New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania before and after the rise.

Comparisons of. The team concluded that the increase in the minimum wage rate to $ per hour in New Jersey did not lead to reduced employment, but rather the effect was transmitted to consumers through increase food prices leading to, in fact, an increase in the new number of employees hired. Katz and Krueger: w The Effect of the New Minimum Wage Law in a Low-Wage Labor Market: Card: w Do Minimum Wages Reduce Employment?A Case Study of California, Neumark and Wascher: w The Effect of New Jersey's Minimum Wage Increase on Fast-Food Employment: A Re-Evaluation Using Payroll Records: Neumark and Wascher: w Evidence on Employment Effects of Minimum.

*Cash Wage for Tipped Workers January 1, $ $ $ $ July 1, $ NO CHANGE NO CHANGE $ January 1, $ $ $ $ January 1, $ $ NO CHANGE $ NEW JERSEY’S MINIMUM WAGE * Cash wage plus tips must equal the minimum wage. In andthe federal minimum wage was increased from $ to $, thereby increasing the minimum wage by $ in Pennsylvania but by just $ in New Jersey; this allowed for an examination of the effects of minimum wage increases in the same area, subsequent to the change studied by Card and Krueger.

The increase in the wage floor did not lead to jobs being lost in New Jersey; employment in the restaurants they looked at went up. 25% increase in its minimum wage between and In contrast, a analysis of the evidence by David Neumark found that the increase in New Jersey's minimum wage resulted in a % decrease in employment.

Neumark's study relied on payroll records from a sample of large fast-food restaurant chains, whereas. Minimum Wages and Employment: A Case Study of the Fast Food Industry in New Jersey and Pennsylvania David Card, Alan B. Krueger. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in October NBER Program(s):Labor Studies.

On April 1, New Jersey's minimum wage increased from $ to $ per hour. According to a New York Times Editorial, a study examining fast food employment in New Jersey (where there had just been a minimum wage increase). Get this from a library.

The effect of New Jersey's minimum wage increase on fast-food employment: a re-evaluation using payroll records. [David Neumark; William L Wascher; National Bureau of.

Get this from a library. The Effect of New Jersey's Minimum Wage Increase on Fast-Food Employment: A Re-Evaluation Using Payroll Records. [David Neumark; William Wascher] -- We re-evaluate the evidence from Card and Krueger's () New Jersey-Pennsylvania minimum wage experiment, using new data based on actual payroll records from Burger King, KFC, Wendy's.

The Effects of Minimum Wages on Employment: Theory and Evidence from the US Richard Dickens, Stephen Machin, Alan Manning NBER Working Paper No. Issued in May NBER Program(s):Labor Studies Recent work on the economic effects of minimum wages has stressed that the standard economic model, where increases in minimum wages depress employment, is not.

The authors reworded their shocking claim to this much milder form: “The increase in New Jersey’s minimum wage probably had no effect on total employment in New Jersey’s fast-food industry. New Jersey’s minimum wage was increased to $, while Pennsylvania’s minimum wage did not change.

CK surveyed restaurants in four fast-food chains in New Jersey and eastern Penn-sylvania in two periods: February 15–March 4,before the New Jersey increase, and No-vember 5–Decemeight to nine months after the. They surveyed more than fast-food restaurants in New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania to see if employment growth was slower in New Jersey following an increase in the minimum wage.

They found. Get this from a library. A reanalysis of the effect of the New Jersey minimum wage increase on the fast-food industry with representative payroll data.

[David E Card; Alan B Krueger; National Bureau of Economic Research.]. In relatively high-wage San Francisco, fewer workers and firms are affected by a $15 minimum wage than in lower-wage Los Angeles. Similarly, an increase to $15 will have a larger effect.

InUniversity of California-Irvine economics professor David Neumark and Federal Reserve governor William Wascher analyzed payroll records of fast-food restaurants in New Jersey counties and neighboring counties across the state line with Pennsylvania, seeking to determine what — if any — effect New Jersey’s minimum-wage increase had on entry-level employment trends.The NFIB Research Foundation analyzed the potential economic impact of implementing the changes to New Jersey minimum wage laws* that would amend Article 1 of the New Jersey Constitution to include language stipulating an increase of the minimum wage in New Jersey to $ per hour beginning the January 1 following the date of the amendment’s.Downloadable!

This paper re-examines the effect of the New Jersey minimum wage increase on employment in the fast-food industry. We begin by analyzing employment trends using a comprehensive new data set derived from the Bureau of Labor Statistics's (BLS's) ES data file. Both a longitudinal sample and a repeated-cross-section sample drawn from these data indicate similar or .