How the Minimum Wage Promotes Ageism

In Denmark, the minimum wage jumps up by 40% when a worker turns 18. Thus the authors, Kreiner, Reck and Skov, ask what happens to the employment of young people when they hit their 18th birthday? Answer: employment drops dramatically, by one-third.

Source: How the Minimum Wage Promotes Ageism – Foundation for Economic Education – Working for a free and prosperous world

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