Essays about: "Minimum wage"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 essays containing the words Minimum wage.

  1. 1. Poverty and Inequality Reduction in the Case of Bolivia: What Has Impacted the Reduction during Evo Morales's Administration Period?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Alisa Buchstab; [2020]
    Keywords : Pro-poor growth; poverty; inequality; social spending; Bolivia; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Bolivia has experienced a drastic decline in inequality and poverty since 2000. It coincided with the administrative period of Evo Morales between 2006 and 2019. Hence, it is debated whether poverty reduction was mainly driven by economic growth alongside the commodity boom in the 2000s or by policy implementations during Morales’s presidency. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Fear of Immigration- Its Roots and Underlying Dynamics in East Germany from a Socio-Economic Perspective

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Lisa Köhler; [2020]
    Keywords : Immigration; East Germany; Socio-Economic Background; Minimum Wage; Financial Crisis; Socio-Economic Panel; Goldthorpe; Economic Security; Economic Satisfaction; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The topic of immigration and its management is very controversial and highly discussed. Hence, it continues to have a huge impact on the today’s societies and the political climate. READ MORE

  3. 3. How will Countries like Sweden Benefit or Suffer from a Minimum Wage?

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för ekonomi, samhälle och teknik; Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för ekonomi, samhälle och teknik

    Author : Anton Law; Azeez Shittu; [2020]
    Keywords : Minimum Wage; Sweden; Germany; Hungary; Lithuania; Japan; Singapore; Hong Kong;

    Abstract : Recently the European Union proposed a “Fair minimum wage initiative”. The proposal is to create a common framework across the EU 28 member countries. However, the Nordic countries have rejected the proposal. We investigate this issue through a literature review. READ MORE

  4. 4. United in Diversity? An inquiry into European trade unions' views on the European Commission's minimum wage initiative

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Amalie Holst Madsen; [2020]
    Keywords : European minimum wage; European trade union movement; European integration; heterogeneity; constructivist grounded theory; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The idea for a European minimum wage has a long history, but the initiative launched by the von der Leyen Commission is the first time the Commission is considering taking legislative action. The initiative has divided the European trade union movement. READ MORE

  5. 5. The spill-over effects of Germany’s first federal minimum wage

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Eric Nordqvist; [2019]
    Keywords : minimum wage; spill-over effects; hourly wage; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This paper investigates whether individuals who earn marginally above a minimum wage are experiencing spill-over effects as a result of its implementation, adjustment and existence. It focuses on Germany’s federal statutory minimum wage regime that was introduces in 2015 and later adjusted in 2017, through the experiences of individuals who earned 100% to 110% of the new wage floor in 2014. READ MORE