What do we really know about the employment effects of the UK's national minimum wage

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Working Paper
Brewer, Mike; Crossley, Thomas; Zilio, Federico
Institute for Fiscal Studies
Date of publication
13 June 2019
IFS Working Paper; W19/14
Poverty Alleviation Welfare Benefits and Financial Inclusion, Social Policy
Social welfare
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This working paper provides a reassessment of National Minimum Wage data.

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