Document Type

Contribution to Book

Title

The Impacts of Minimum Wage Policy in China: Mixed results for women, youth and migrants

Source Publication

Global Wage Debates: Politics or Economics?

Publication Date

9-2015

Editor

Gregory Randolph and Knut Panknin

Publisher

JustJobs Network

City

New Delhi and Washington, D.C.

First Page

49

Last Page

62

Department

Economics

Abstract

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.

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