Minimum Wage Reform

Author(s)/Editor(s) Written and edited by OHTAKE Fumio, KAWAGUCHI Daiji, TSURU Kotaro
Publisher Nippon Hyoronsha Co., Ltd.
ISBN 978-4-535-55700-0
Publication Date July 2013

Table of Contents

Chapter 1   Effects of Minimum Wages on Labor Markets and the Overall Economy: A bird's-eye view on Japanese and overseas research
Chapter 2   Minimum Wages and Youth Employment in Japan: The impact of the 2007 revision of the Minimum Wage Law
Chapter 3   How do Firms Respond to an Increase in Minimum Wages? Primary evidence on plants' internal adjustments
Chapter 4   Minimum Wages and Regional Disparity: An analysis on the evolution of price-adjusted minimum wages and their effects on firm profitability
Chapter 5   Minimum Wages and Workers' "Motivation": An approach using an economic experiment
Chapter 6   Determinants of Minimum Wages and Welfare Benefits in Japan
Chapter 7   Minimum Wages and Anti-Poverty Policies

* This publication is in Japanese. An English translation is not available.