2016-09-22 – 12:30:00 – Jeffrey Zax – Living Wage

October 12, 2016 at 2:02 pm

Libertarian Lunch: Bill Gibson on foreign policy; The Constitution and Marijuana (Postponed); LTE-writing get-together; Open forum

From http://www.denverpost.com/2014/06/13/economists-remain-divided-on-minimum-wage-hikes/
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… Jeffrey Zax, Bhagat’s colleague in the CU-Boulder economics department, agrees that raising the minimum wage is bad economics. “Raising the minimum wage is the kind of cosmetic improvement that satisfies many of us who aren’t prepared to think very deeply about what it is we’re doing,” he said.
– – –More about Professor Zax:http://www.colorado.edu/Economics/Zax/I have asked Professor Zax to return and he wrote me back:
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That was a hoot! Thanks for having me.

Let’s look at some time in the winter.
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I will ask him to give another talk in January.