Research and analysis

Substitution rate between low pay workers and the National Minimum Wage. Lanot, Sousounis

A study on the effect of the National Minimum Wage (NMW) in low-paying sectors of the economy.

Detail

This project studies the effect of the National Minimum Wage (NMW) on the workforce composition of low-paying sectors of the economy. It looks at distinct age groups with similar qualifications.

The data used is drawn from the quarterly UK Labour Force Surveys (LFS) from 1997 to 2010 and the Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE) from 1997 to 2011.