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Minimum Wage as a Wage Policy Tool in Japan

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Volume/Issue: 2016/232

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chie Aoyagi , Giovanni Ganelli , and Nour Tawk

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 November 2016

ISBN: 9781475555349

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Income distribution, Japan, Women, Wage policy, Regression analysis, Labor market characteristics, Minimum wages, minimum wage, income policies

Using prefectural data, we study the potential impact on wage dynamics of the planned minimum wage increase policy in Japan. Our main result is that stepping up minimum wage growth from 2 to the planned 3 percent p...

Minimum Wage as a Wage Policy Tool in Japan

Minimum Wage as a Wage Policy Tool in Japan »

Volume/Issue: 2016/232

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Chie Aoyagi , Giovanni Ganelli , and Nour Tawk

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 28 November 2016

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781475555349.001

ISBN: 9781475555349

Keywords: Asia and Pacific, Income distribution, Japan, Women, Wage policy, Regression analysis, Labor market characteristics, Minimum wages, minimum wage, income policies

Using prefectural data, we study the potential impact on wage dynamics of the planned minimum wage increase policy in Japan. Our main result is that stepping up minimum wage growth from 2 to the planned 3 percent p...