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Food Security and the Federal Minimum Wage


Friday, October 29, 2004

Examines the extent to which the minimum wage increases in 1996 and 1997 improved households’ food security and reduced hunger, particularly in low-income households where the heads of household were single parents or had no more than a high school diploma and describes how the raise also altered the hourly wage distribution in households where the heads of household are minority, single parents, and with no more than a high school diploma.

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