Minimum-wage impact on 50/10 wage gap, 1979–2009
|Change in 50/10 wage gap*||Change explained by minimum wage|
* Change in the (log) gap between wages of workers at the 50th percentile relative to wages of those at the 10th percentile
Source: Authors' analysis of Autor, Manning, and Smith (2010, Table 5)
Documentation and methodology
Analysis is of Autor, Manning, and Smith (2010), Table 5.