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Researchers at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis are completing a multi-year impact study on the city of Minneapolis’ recent and ongoing minimum wage increase. Loukas Karabarbounis, Jeremy Lise, and Anusha Nath have partnered with the Bank’s Opportunity & Inclusive Growth Institute to examine short run and long run effects of minimum wage increase on workers and firms.

Our Researchers

Research interests

macroeconomics, labor economics, productivity, international finance

Jeremy Lise

Visiting Scholar, Institute

Research interests

wage and employment dynamics, job mobility, human capital

Anusha Nath

Research Economist

Research interests

development economics, labor market dynamics, education and human capital development

Project Update

Baseline Findings Presentation

September 13, 2018 | Minneapolis City Council

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