Skip to main content

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

Study Findings

St. Paul Baseline Findings | September 30, 2020

Minneapolis Baseline Findings | September 13, 2018

More from the Minneapolis Fed

A rising tide: Who’s affected by a higher minimum wage in Minneapolis?

Alyssa Augustine | September 14, 2018

Minneapolis Fed to Study Effects of City’s New Minimum Wage Rule

Alyssa Augustine | March 6, 2018

Media Coverage

Ahead for the Minneapolis Fed: studying how a higher minimum wage affects the city

Star Tribune | December 23, 2017