Share of worker hours paid at or below the minimum wage, by gender, 1979–2009
Figure is based on analysis of Autor, Manning, and Smith (2010), Figure 1. Estimates are of the share of hours worked for reported wages equal to or less than the applicable state or federal minimum wage.
Source: Authors' analysis of Autor, Manning, and Smith (2010)
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