Minimum Wages and Social Policy: Lessons from Developing Countries

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Figures, notes, and tables are indicated by f, n, and t, respectively.
A
adjustments to minimum wage, 12, 25, 67–68, 70n
Adkins v. Children’s Hospital, 8b
Africa, 54t, 115t
age of workers, 28t, 43
analysis, 12–13, 51
Argentina, 32t, 117t, 119f
characteristics affecting minimum wage, 21t
degree of binding, 37t
demographics, 30t
household poverty, 52f
mean and median wages, 33f, 33t
minimum wage population, 26f, 28t, 29t
research methodologies, 90–95
Asia, 54t, 115t
Australia, 65, 69
average wages by country, 99t-104t

B
Bahamas, 22t
basic goods basket, 53, 58n
Belize, 22t
binding, 19–20, 27, 35–38
degree by country, 37t
formal and informal sectors, 2, 74
minimum wage levels, 46
Bolivia, 32t, 117t, 119f
characteristics affecting minimum wage, 22t
degree of binding, 37t
household poverty, 52f
mean or median wages, 33f, 33t
rmnimum wage population, 26f, 28t, 29t
Brazil, 3, 32t, 40, 47f, 49n, 117t, 120f
characteristics affecting minimum wage, 22t
degree of binding, 37t
demographics, 30t
effect of minimum wage on wages, 39t, 99t-102t
effects on the poorest, 57
employment, 108t-109t
income distribution, 112t
inequality, 96
mean and median wages, 33f, 33t
methodologies, 85–88, 90–95

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