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The University of Washington study looks at the effects of the raise to .
Compared to a scenario where Seattle didn’t raise the minimum wage–a model the researchers call “synthetic Seattle”–the study estimates that workers earning less than an hour worked 9.4% fewer hours after the wage rose to per hour.
The main rate for those aged over 21 and under 25 and is £7.05 an hour from 1 April 2017.
The development rate which applies to workers aged 18 to 20 inclusive (sometimes called the youth rate) is £5.60 an hour.
Instead of arguing about economic theory, we can finally look at real data.Since it was last raised in 2009, to the current .25 per hour, the federal minimum has lost about 9.6% of its purchasing power to inflation.Back in 2015, The Economist estimated that, given how rich the U. is and the pattern among other advanced economies in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, “one would expect America …Even though the federal minimum wage has remained at .25 an hour since 2009, most Americans are now covered by higher minimums set by state and local laws – from Los Angeles to New York state to Washington, D. Organized labor and anti-poverty groups continue to push for an hour as the new standard for all workers paid hourly, though given Republican control of Congress that prospect appears dim.While the idea of raising the minimum wage is broadly popular, a Pew Research Center survey this past August found clear partisan and racial differences in support.