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Does raising the minimum wage kill jobs? Economics is so difficult – but data sure helps

Editor’s note: The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts. Veronika Dolar, SUNY Old Westbury (THE CONVERSATION) For decades it was conventional wisdom in the field of economics that a higher minimum wage results in fewer jobs.  In part, that’s because it’s based on the law of supply and demand, […]