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Veronika Dolar

Veronika Dolar

Veronika Dolar is a professor in the Economics department at SUNY Old Westbury. Her research interests include health economics, labor economics, food economics, public finance, urban economics and economics education.

Does raising the minimum wage kill jobs?

By: - October 18, 2021

For decades it was conventional wisdom in the field of economics that a higher minimum wage results in fewer jobs. In part, that’s because it’s based on the law of supply and demand, one of the most well-known ideas in economics. Despite it being called a “law,” it’s actually two theories that suggest if the […]