Posts Tagged: wages

Richard Epstein on the Political Economy of NYC Nail Salons

Law and economics scholar Richard Epstein addresses many of the fascinating explanatory puzzles left out of Sarah Maslin Nir’s accounts of work in the nail salon industry. Excellent reading if you’re looking for more than a moral outrage high. >>>

Richard Epstein on the Political Economy of NYC Nail Salons

Law and economics scholar Richard Epstein addresses many of the fascinating explanatory puzzles left out of Sarah Maslin Nir’s accounts of work in the nail salon industry. Excellent reading if you’re looking for more than a moral outrage high. >>>

Buffett: Inequality is a Problem, But Raising Minimum Wage is Not the Solution

Warren Buffett is so phenomenally rich that comparison with mere mortals is silly. But there is a vast, and relevant, disparity between the average working-class American and the average, run-of-the-mill American millionaire. Buffet thinks the disparity is a problem, but

Buffett: Inequality is a Problem, But Raising Minimum Wage is Not the Solution

Warren Buffett is so phenomenally rich that comparison with mere mortals is silly. But there is a vast, and relevant, disparity between the average working-class American and the average, run-of-the-mill American millionaire. Buffet thinks the disparity is a problem, but

Ethics of the $70,000 Minimum Wage

By BEH co-editor Chris MacDonald (writing for Canadian Business magazine) who has a few pointed questions about the move by one CEO to guarantee all employees a minimum $70,000 salary. >>> Why Gravity Payments’ $70,000 minimum salary, sadly, won’t catch

Ethics of the $70,000 Minimum Wage

By BEH co-editor Chris MacDonald (writing for Canadian Business magazine) who has a few pointed questions about the move by one CEO to guarantee all employees a minimum $70,000 salary. >>> Why Gravity Payments’ $70,000 minimum salary, sadly, won’t catch