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NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Effects of the Minimum Wage on Employment Dynamics

Jonathan Meer, Jeremy West

NBER Working Paper No. 19262
Issued in August 2013

---- Acknowledgements -----

We benefited greatly from discussions regarding data with Ronald Davis, Bethany DeSalvo, and Jonathan Fisher at the U.S. Census Bureau, and Jean Roth at NBER. We are grateful to Jeffrey Brown, Jesse Cunha, Jennifer Doleac, David Figlio, Craig Garthwaite, Daniel Hamermesh, Mark Hoekstra, Scott Imberman, Joanna Lahey, Michael Lovenheim, Steven Puller, Harvey S. Rosen, Jared Rubin, Juan Carlos Saurez Serrato, William Gui Woolston, and participants at the Texas A&M Applied Microeconomics seminar, the Stata Texas Empirical Microeconomics workshop, and the Naval Postgraduate School for valuable comments. Sarah Armstrong and Kirk Reese provided valuable research assistance. Any errors are our own. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Census Bureau or the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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