How a rising minimum wage affects jobs in seattle

Source: Noam Scheiber - N.Y. Times (Paid Registration)

Three years ago, Seattle became one of the first jurisdictions in the nation to embrace a $15-an-hour minimum wage, to be phased in over several years.

Over the past week, two studies have purported to demonstrate the effects of the first stages of that increase — but with starkly diverging results.

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