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May 10, 2017

This week, James & Antony tackle minimum wage laws and present some hard facts that might surprise a lot of people. 

See below for links to all the data and ideas they're talking about in this episode.

Raw Data:
http://www.governing.com/gov-data/economy-finance/youth-employment-unemployment-rate-data-by-state.html

https://www.bls.gov/web/laus/laumstrk.htm

https://www.bls.gov/cps/cpsaat08.htm

http://www.ncsl.org/research/labor-and-employment/state-minimum-wage-chart.aspx

https://www.bls.gov/opub/reports/minimum-wage/2016/home.htm

Research:

http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/001979399204600105

https://www.mercatus.org/system/files/Davies-minimum-wage-PIC.pdf

http://jhr.uwpress.org/content/XXXIX/2/425.short

http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/00197939140670S307

https://books.google.com/books?hl=en&lr=&id=CC_FCgAAQBAJ&oi=fnd&pg=PP1&dq=%22minimum+wage%22&ots=bMKtfq8dOr&sig=acUFMHlHCDLr2Jo5F6scbDXX4-A#v=onepage&q=%22minimum%20wage%22&f=false

Op-Eds:

https://fee.org/articles/the-minimum-wage-conspiracy/

https://www.usnews.com/opinion/blogs/economic-intelligence/2013/10/21/raising-the-minimum-wage-kills-jobs-for-low-skill-workers

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/for-the-maximally-vulnerable-the-minimum-wage-is-always_us_58eea085e4b04cae050dc45d

http://triblive.com/opinion/featuredcommentary/7003069-74/federal-wage-workers

http://triblive.com/opinion/featuredcommentary/10183883-74/wage-minimum-workers

http://www.philly.com/philly/opinion/commentary/20170409_Minimum-wage_hikes_a_way_to_buying_union_votes.html

http://www.realclearmarkets.com/articles/2015/06/03/what_a_pittsburgh_college_could_teach_seattle_los_angeles__chicago_101690.html

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