Minimum Wage: Good Idea? Or Bad Idea?: Video Sources

Making Sense of the Minimum Wage: A Roadmap for Navigating Recent Research

Jeffrey Clemens. 5 14 2019. CATO Institute.

Gradually raising the minimum wage to $15 would be good for workers, good for businesses, and good for the economy

Ben Zipperer. 2 7 2019. Economic Policy Institute.

15 Years of Research on U.S. Employment and the Minimum Wage

Paul Wolfson and Dale Belman. 12 2016. Tuck School of Business.

Why Does the Minimum Wage Have No Discernible Effect on Employment?

John Schmitt. 2 2013. Center for Economic and Policy Research.

A $15 federal minimum wage won’t cost Americans jobs, new study says

Alexia Fernandez Campbell. 7 2 2019.

Never Trust The Cato Institute

Nathan J. Robinson. 10 13 2018. Current Affairs.

Minimum Wages

John Marottaand Solomon Greene. 1 2019. Urban Institute.

Factsheet: Minimum wage increases are good for U.S. workers and the U.S. economy

Kate Bahn and Will McGrew. 7 8 2019. Washington Center for Equitable Growth.

Employment effects of minimum wages

David Neumark. 12 2018. IZA World of Labor.

Making the Case for a Higher Minimum Wage

Arindrajit Dube. 4 26 2019. Milken Institute Review.

The impact of the National Minimum Wage on employment. A meta-analysis

Marco Hafner et al. 2017. Rand.

The Minimum Wage and Labour Market Dynamics with Jonathan Meer

Jonathan Meer. 8 1 2020. The Economics Detective.

Debate: Should the minimum wage be $15 per hour?

Institute for Humane Studies. 12 18 2020.

Pros and cons of raising the minimum wage

Tejvan Pettinger. 11 2019. Economics Help.

The EITC and minimum wage work together to reduce poverty and raise incomes

Jesse Rothstein and Ben Zipperer. 1 22 2020. Economic Policy Institute.

What is the earned income tax credit?

Tax Policy Center.

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC): A Primer

Robert Bellafiore. 5 21 2019. Tax Foundation.


Elizabeth Linos et al. 11 2020. National Bureau of Economic Research.

The Earned Income Tax Credit for Childless Workers Largely Fails to Increase Employment or Earnings: Better Alternatives Needed

12 3 2020. Robert Rector et al. Heritage.

Do EITC Expansion Pay for Themselves? Effects on Tax Revenue and Public Assistance Spending

Jacob E. Bastian and Maggie R. Jones. 9 30 2019.

The Health Effects Of Expanding The Earned Income Tax Credit: Results From New York City

Emilie Courtin et al. 7 2020. Health Affairs.

Effects of changes in earned income tax credit: Time-series analyses of Washington DC

Alexander C. Wagenaar et al. 1 16 2019. SSM Popul Health.

Employment Effects of the Earned Income Tax Credit: Taking the Long View

Diane Schanzenbach and Michael Strain. 11 2 2020. IZA Discussion Paper.

The EITC and Employment Transitions: Labor ForceAttachment and Annual Exit

Riley Wilson. 9 20 2019. Brigham Young University.

The EITC and the Extensive Margin:A Reappraisal

Henrik Kleven. 3 3 2020. Public Finance Reading Group.

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC): How It Works and Who Receives It

CRS Report. 1 12 2021. Congressional Research Service.

Low Unemployment isn’t Worth Much if the Jobs Barely Pay.

Martha Ross and Nicole Bateman. 1 8 2020. Brookings.


Martha Ross and Nicole Bateman. 11 2019. Brookings.

What it’s like trying to live on minimum wage—it’s a ‘constant struggle’

Megan Leonhardt. 7 18 2019. CNBC.

Living Without a Living Wage

Eli Saslow. 3 8 2020. The Washington Post.

Minimum Wages: Why So Many People Have To Work Multiple Jobs

Team Dan Lok. 9 4 2019. Dan Lok.

Who Are the Working Poor?

Jessica Nelson. 2 25 2020. State of Oregon Employment Department.

One in nine U.S. workers are paid wages that can leave them in poverty, even when working full time

David Cooper 6 15 2018. Economic Policy Institute.

An Overview of America’s Working Poor


What are poverty rates among working adults?

Center for Poverty & Inequality. University of California, Davis.

Fast Food, Poverty Wages: The Public Cost of Low-Wage Jobs in the Fast-Food Industry

Sylvia Allegretto et al. 10 15 2013. UC Berkeley Labor Center.

The Working Poor and Homeless in the USA

ABC TV. 3 13 2017.

Surviving an Unlivable Wage | Full Documentary

CBS News. 3 26 2020.

Improper Payments and EITC Reform

Anna Tyger. 7 29 2019. Tax Foundation.

Are Benefit Phase-Ins Completely Pointless?

Matt Bruenig. 5 9 2019. People’s Policy Project.

Moving Beyond the Earned-Income Tax Credit

Colin McAuliffe and Sean McElwee. 11 15 2018. The Nation.

Beyond Lump Sum Periodic Payment of the Earned Income Tax Credit

Steve Holt. The Brookings Institution.

Expanding The Earned Income Tax Credit: The economic Security Project’s Cost-of-Living Refund.

Elaine Maag et al. 6 10 2019. Tax Policy Center.

The Earned Income Tax Credit (IETC)

Austin Nichols and Jesse Rothsetein. 5 2015. National Bureau of Economic Research.

Timing is Money: Does Lump-Sum Payment of Tax Credits Induce High-Cost Borrowing?

Katherine Michelmore and Lauren Jones. 2015. National Tax Association.

The Line: Poverty in America – Officially Licensed Version

2 20 2017.

The End of Working Poverty: Employer Strategies Webinar

3 26 2019. The Tamarack Institute.

Faces of Poverty: Life at the Breaking Point

12 19 2011. Odyssey Impact.

Paycheck to Paycheck – Documentary

6 21 2019. Eugene Debs.

Minimum Wage Debate

The Austin Institute. 9 23 2015.

Will Biden’s $15 minimum wage cost jobs? The evidence, explained.

Dylan Matthews. 1 22 2021.

David Neumark – Using Minimum Wages to Fight Inequality and Poverty

David Neumark.  11 15 2018. UCI Media.

Minimum Wage and Social Equality

5 10 2018. Tel Aviv University.

Myth & Measurement—The New Economics of the Minimum Wage

Card and Krueger. 4 1 2016. Washing Center for Equitable Growth.


Sylvia Allegretto et al. 5 2017. ILR Review.

Reply to Credible Research Designs for Minimum Wage Studies

David NEumark and William Eascher. 12 2016.

Are There Long-Run Effects of the Minimum Wage?

Isaac Sorkin. 4 1. Rev Econ Dyn.



Alaska’s universal basic income problem

Robyn Sundlee. 9 5 2019.

Why Alaska’s Experience Shows Promise for Universal Basic Income

Ioana Marinescu and Heiki Hiilamo. 5 10 2018. Wharton University of Pennsylvania.

The Labor Market Impacts of Universal and Permanent Cash Transfers: Evidence from the Alaska Permanent Fund

Damon Jones and Ioana Marinescu. 2 2018. University of Chicago.

Universal basic income seems to improve employment and well-being

Donna Lu. 5 6 2020. New Scientist.

Is basic income a good idea? Here’s what the evidence from around the world says

Marcia Gibson. 2 28 2020. The Conversation.

Everywhere basic income has been tried, in one map

Sigal Samuel. 10 20 2020.

The public health effects of interventions similar to basic income: a scoping review

Marcia Gibson et al. 3 2020. Lancet Public Health.

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