The author thanks the Economic and Social Research Council for funding the research that this paper builds upon (grant number RES-000–22–0841) and the Low Pay Commission (LPC) for commissioning the extension to the original research. The author would also like to thank seminar participants at the LPC annual research workshops, the Labour & Applied Microeconometrics Seminar, University of Oxford, and the Royal Economic Society's 2009 Special Session: ‘Ten Years of the National Minimum Wage’, and in particular the discussant Jonathan Wadsworth, for helpful comments and suggestions. The Labour Force Survey data were provided via the UK Data Archive and access to the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings data was via the LPC. This work contains statistical data from ONS which is Crown copyright and reproduced with the permission of the controller of HMSO and Queen's Printer for Scotland. The use of the ONS statistical data in this work does not imply the endorsement of the ONS in relation to the interpretation or analysis of the statistical data. This work uses research datasets which may not exactly reproduce National Statistics aggregates.
MINIMUM WAGE HIKES AND THE WAGE GROWTH OF LOW-WAGE WORKERS
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Bulletin of Economic Research
Volume 66, Issue 4, pages 384–405, October 2014
How to Cite
Swaffield, J. K. (2014), MINIMUM WAGE HIKES AND THE WAGE GROWTH OF LOW-WAGE WORKERS. Bulletin of Economic Research, 66: 384–405. doi: 10.1111/boer.12018
- Issue online: 7 OCT 2014
- Version of Record online: 15 NOV 2013
- Economic and Social Research Council. Grant Number: RES-000–22–0841
- Low Pay Commission (LPC)
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Appendix Table A1 Data used from the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE)
Appendix Table A2 Data used from the Labour Force Survey (LFS)
Appendix Table A3 Real wage rate equivalents of the National MinimumWage Adult Rates
Appendix Table A4 Illustration of the sensitivity of the difference-in-differences estimates of the impact of the NMW on wage growth (ASHE: 7th NMW uprating)
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