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In addition to decreased benefits, experts argue that an increased minimum wage brings the potential for layoffs, tax increases, more automation, increased youth unemployment and higher crime rates. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Tradeoffs resulting from an increase in the minimum wage, argues a new paper from the Competitive Enterprise Institute, result in negative economic effects for people with low incomes that offset the benefit of any raises.

Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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