Extended Freeze Would Protect the Poor

Judith Sloan has a piece in today’s Australian (paywall protected) echoing many of the points made by the Society in our submission to the FWA minimum wage review.

An extract:

Clearly, they had not read the research undertaken by Professor Andrew Leigh, now Andrew Leigh MP, which concludes minimum wage rises lead to greater earnings and income inequality, on plausible estimates of elasticities. Oops.

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