Minimum Wage Increases and the Economy

David Cooper and James Sherk talked about how increases in the minimum wage at state and local levels would affect local economies and… read more

David Cooper and James Sherk talked about how increases in the minimum wage at state and local levels would affect local economies and businesses and the effect on workers' standards of living or increasing unemployment. They responded to telephone calls and electronic communications, with the telephone lines divided between minimum wage earners, business owners, and all others.

Video clips were shown of Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), a candidate for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, speaking April 5, 2016, and Donald Trump, a candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, speaking on Fox News April 3, 2016. close

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Apr 09, 2016 | 7:50am EDT | C-SPAN 1

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  • Apr 09, 2016 | 7:45am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 09, 2016 | 7:50am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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