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Goss: Minimum wage increase would have negative employment impact

posted on December 13, 2013 05:18 PM

Goss: Minimum wage increase would have negative employment impact Play Video Economist Ernie Goss says a federal minimum wage increase would have some negative employment impact in the short term. He says the most important thing would be to close the gap between the incentive to work and the incentive not to work, since some unemployed people receive more in benefits... Watch Story

Dr. Robert Reich Discusses the Struggling Economy

posted on September 8, 2011 03:17 PM

Dr. Robert Reich Discusses the Struggling Economy Play Video 2012's general election is fourteen months away but the issue is clearly jobs, jobs growing from a thriving economy. We're discussing the struggling economy and the political implications with economist Robert Reich on this edition of Iowa Press. Watch Full Episode

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