Contribution to Book
The Impacts of Minimum Wage Policy in China: Mixed results for women, youth and migrants
Global Wage Debates: Politics or Economics?
Gregory Randolph and Knut Panknin
New Delhi and Washington, D.C.
Minimum wage policy should focus on its initial intended purpose – ensuring that workers receive remuneration at a particular threshold to provide for their basic needs. Beyond that, the minimum wage should not be used as the primary tool to accomplish other political and economic goals.
Li, Shi and Lin, Carl, "The Impacts of Minimum Wage Policy in China: Mixed results for women, youth and migrants" (2015). Faculty Contributions to Books. 109.