The prevalence and effect on hours worked of the minimum wage in Ireland: A sectoral and regional analysis
Citation:McGuinness Seamus, Paul Redmond, Judith Delaney, 'The prevalence and effect on hours worked of the minimum wage in Ireland: A sectoral and regional analysis', [Report], ESRI, 2019-12-10, ESRI Research Series;93
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This study, funded by the Low Pay Commission, found that the 2018 increase in the Irish minimum wage did lead to some immediate reductions in the hours worked by minimum wage employees but only in particular segments of the economy. The reduced hours were found in the Dublin and West regions and in the manufacturing sector nationally. However, the changes did not persist into the second half of 2018, suggesting that any impacts were likely to have been temporary.
Type of material:Report
Series/Report no:ESRI Research Series;93
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