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Minimum wage policy and poverty in a developing country

PhD Seminar (Econ)

Speaker

Nurina Merdikawati

Venue

Other, please see description for details

Date

Friday, 19 November, 2021 - 11:00 to 12:00

This paper examines whether the minimum wage is an effective antipoverty instrument in Indonesia from 2002 to 2014. The study uses difference in spatial differences and finds no evidence of poverty reducing impact of minimum wage. The paper also finds that the minimum wage positively affects the household consumption per capita of not only the poor households, but also more affluent households.

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