Higher minimum wages can keep ex-cons from returning to prison

As states across the country work to boost their minimum wages, the policies could have an unintended side effect: Helping turn people away from a life of crime. A new working paper from researchers at Rutgers University in New Jersey and Clemson Unive…

As states across the country work to boost their minimum wages, the policies could have an unintended side effect: Helping turn people away from a life of crime. A new working paper from researchers at Rutgers University in New Jersey and Clemson University in South Carolina examined how higher minimum wages and the availability of...

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