31 Δεκ 2018
30 Δεκ 2018
The federal minimum wage of $7.25 an hour has remained the same since 2009. Since then, 29 states and the District of Columbia have set minimum wages above the federal level. Twenty states have minimum wage increases taking effect around the start of the new year.
Data on Turkish bank loans are now basically available through all of Q4 (they go to Dec. 21) and show a contraction in lending in Q4 that is bigger than in Q3, with the contraction driven by Lira-denominated lending (blue).
When Seattle raised its minimum wage to $15/hr, an oft quote study declared it would cost jobs and devastate micro economies. That didn't happen in fact, employment in food services and drinking establishments has soared. Now the authors of that study are scrambling to explain why.