Minimum Wage Increase

Alice Rivlin and Douglas Holtz-Eakin debated a Congressional Budget Office report finding that raising the minimum wage would cost… read more

Alice Rivlin and Douglas Holtz-Eakin debated a Congressional Budget Office report finding that raising the minimum wage would cost jobs. Ms. Rivlin was in support of raising minimum wage regardless of job loss because of the number of people it would raise out of poverty. Mr. Holtz-Eakin was against it, calling a minimum wage increase a “terrible anti-poverty tool.”

This program was part of the 2014 National Association for Business Economics conference. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
317941-3
Category:
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Forum
Location:
Arlington, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 24, 2014
Last Aired:
Mar 18, 2014

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  • Feb 24, 2014 | 11:08am EST | C-SPAN 3
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