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May 5, 2014 at 7:04 AM

Minimum wage: Economics can’t explain all variables of a wage hike

The final two words of Maxford Nelsen’s guest column on the minimum wage caught my attention, specifically the term “dreadful economics” [“Does increasing the minimum wage stimulate the economy?” Opinion, May 1] That pretty much defines the field of study of economics itself. This so-called social science attempts to apply the scientific method to…


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