Effects of the Statutory Minimum Wage on Employment and Unemployment

Client: Mindestlohn-Kommission, BAuA
Project Duration: 2021-2022
Download: Final Report (in German)
Additional Information: Here
Cooperation Partner: Prof. Dr. Nico Pestel (ROA and IZA Bonn).

Short Description:

The study focusses on causal effects of the statutory minimum wage on employment and unemployment. The previously available results about the short- and medium-term effects of the minimum wage are extended until the year 2020. The analysis distinguishes between different forms of employment, socio-demographic and regional characteristics, as well as economic sectors. The data used comes from the employment statistics of the Federal Employment Agency.

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