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dc.contributor.authorBauer, Thomas K.en_US
dc.contributor.authorKluve, Jochenen_US
dc.contributor.authorSchaffner, Sandraen_US
dc.contributor.authorSchmidt, Christoph M.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2008-12-10en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-07-07T11:50:09Z-
dc.date.available2010-07-07T11:50:09Z-
dc.date.issued2008en_US
dc.identifier.piurn:nbn:de:101:1-20081217122en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/35297-
dc.description.abstractAgainst the background of the current discussion on the introduction of statutory minimum wages in Germany, this paper analyzes the potential employment and fiscal effects of such a policy. Based on estimated labor demand elasticities obtained from a structural labor demand model, the empirical results imply that the introduction of minimum wages in Germany will be associated with significant employment losses that are concentrated among marginal and low- and semi-skilled full-time workers. Even though minimum wages will lead to increased public revenues from income taxes and social security benefits, they will result in a significant fiscal burden, due to increased expenditures for unemployment benefits and decreased revenues from corporate taxes.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherIZA Bonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesIZA discussion papers 3875en_US
dc.subject.jelH60en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordMinimum wagesen_US
dc.subject.keywordemploymenten_US
dc.subject.keywordpublic budgeten_US
dc.subject.keywordfiscal effectsen_US
dc.subject.stwMindestlohnen_US
dc.subject.stwWirkungsanalyseen_US
dc.subject.stwBeschäftigungseffekten_US
dc.subject.stwÖffentliche Ausgabenen_US
dc.subject.stwÖffentliche Einnahmenen_US
dc.subject.stwDeutschlanden_US
dc.titleFiscal effects of minimum wages: an analysis for Germanyen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn587714603en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
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