Minimum Wages Rose in 18 States in January, Modest Impact on Average Wages

posted by Michael Lewis on January 02, 2018

Found in US, categorized in Growth Outlook and Business Cycle

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It has become a New Year tradition, in some parts of the country: minimum wages rise effective January 1. This time, 18 states and a number of cities raised their minimum wages. Still, the majority of states are standing pat on the minimum wage.


FMI’s commentary on higher minimum wages in many states starting in January.

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Mike Lewis founded Free Market Inc. (FMI) in 1982 as a full-service economic consulting firm, providing insights and in-depth data analysis primarily for institutional money managers and corporate planning directors.

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