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Newly Unemployed Man Relieved by Econ. Study Showing Min. Wage Hikes Are Good for Workers

After getting laid off and being unemployed for five full months, Kwame Jackson was ready to hear some good news.*

It came this week, when he heard about a new study on the minimum wage prepared by a leading Ivy League-trained economist, Dr. Bertrand Hopkins. The study was consistent with the latest groundbreaking research on the subject, and added to a growing body of evidence that minimum wage increases are in fact good for workers–contrary to what the libertarian purists at the Heritage Foundation might have you believe.

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