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Employment, productivity, output and minimum wage in Austria: a time series analysis

Ragacs, Christian (1993) Employment, productivity, output and minimum wage in Austria: a time series analysis. Department of Economics Working Paper Series, 21. Inst. für Volkswirtschaftstheorie und -politik, WU Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna.

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Abstract

This paper evaluates stylised facts for the Austrian industry. I execute a time series analysis for minimum wage, productivity, output and employment. Tests for cointegration and Granger-causality are done. The results are in contrast to most empirical studies that analyse the empirical effects of minimum wages on employment. Especially no negative impact of minimum wage on employment was found.

Item Type: Paper
Divisions: Departments > Volkswirtschaft
Depositing User: Mohammad Al Hessan
Date Deposited: 04 May 2018 12:30
Last Modified: 04 May 2018 13:07
URI: http://epub.wu.ac.at/id/eprint/6296

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