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Impact of the 2008 Youth Minimum Wage Reform

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Appendix 1

Table 8: Estimated impacts on Quarterly outcomes, 1986-2010 samples
  Wage &
Salary
Employed
Weekly
Hours
Worked
Self-
Employed
Study Unem-ployed Inactive
  (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6)
A: Controlling for Age-specific seasonal factors
age16_17
2008 0.0119 -0.772 -0.0032 -0.0111 0.0013 0.0033
  (0.019) (0.601) (0.003) (0.017) (0.008) (0.010)
2009 -0.0337* -2.293** 0.0023 0.0113 0.0168* 0.0189
  (0.016) (0.421) (0.002) (0.011) (0.008) (0.012)
2010 -0.0552** -2.146** 0.0002 0.0461** 0.0129 0.0102
  (0.017) (0.631) (0.003) (0.012) (0.012) (0.012)
age18_19
2008 0.0400* -0.0137 -0.0070** -0.0313* 0.0021 0.0006
  (0.018) (0.440) (0.002) (0.012) (0.010) (0.012)
2009 -0.011 -1.342** 0.00076 0.0008 0.0046 0.0089
  (0.015) (0.444) (0.003) (0.013) (0.009) (0.012)
2010 0.0057 -2.807** -0.00095 -0.013 0.0075 0.0099
  (0.019) (0.699) (0.003) (0.015) (0.014) (0.009)
R-squared 0.11 0.19 0.01 0.15 0.03 0.07
             
B: Controlling for Age-specific business cycle factors
age16_17
2008 0.0108 -0.762 -0.0034 -0.0077 -0.0006 0.0012
  (0.018) (0.564) (0.003) (0.017) (0.008) (0.010)
2009 -0.0279+ -1.672** 0.0037 -0.0053 0.0261** 0.0285*
  (0.016) (0.453) (0.002) (0.012) (0.008) (0.012)
2010 -0.0503** -1.554* 0.0016 0.0327** 0.0201 0.0175
  (0.017) (0.653) (0.003) (0.013) (0.012) (0.012)
age18_19
2008 0.0390* -0.0696 -0.0072** -0.0277* -0.0002 -0.0020
  (0.016) (0.442) (0.002) (0.012) (0.010) (0.012)
2009 -0.0074 -0.964* 0.0024 -0.0026 0.0035 0.0068
  (0.015) (0.479) (0.003) (0.013) (0.009) (0.013)
2010 0.0109 -2.337** 0.0011 -0.020 0.0081 0.0095
  (0.019) (0.739) (0.003) (0.015) (0.014) (0.010)
R-squared 0.11 0.19 0.01 0.15 0.03 0.07
Observations 249,304 125,560 249,304 249,304 249,304 249,304

 

Table 9A: Estimated impacts on Quarterly outcomes, 2004–2010 samples

Table 9B: Estimated impacts on Quarterly outcomes, 2004–2010 samples

Table 10: Estimated impacts on Annual outcomes, 2004-2010 samples
  Received Log (weekly Log (weekly
  Benefits earnings) income)
A: Controlling for age-specific and year-specific factors
age16_17
2008
-0.0273+ 0.0264 0.0391
  (0.015) (0.044) (0.065)
2009 -0.0302** -0.142** -0.0694
  (0.009) (0.040) (0.047)
2010 -0.0586** 0.132* -0.0947+
  (0.015) (0.056) (0.056)
age18_19
2008
-0.0345+ -0.0033 0.0556
  (0.018) (0.039) (0.065)
2009 -0.0262* -0.105** -0.040
  (0.010) (0.037) (0.041)
2010 -0.0206* -0.132** -0.0103
  (0.009) (0.049) (0.041)
R-squared 0.09 0.32 0.29
       
B: Controlling for age-specific business cycle factors
age16_17
2008
-0.0174 0.0664 0.102+
  (0.016) (0.058) (0.057)
2009 0.0483 0.134 0.386*
  (0.059) (0.250) (0.169)
2010 0.0643 0.550 0.591*
  (0.091) (0.384) (0.263)
age18_19
2008
-0.023 -0.0639 0.0292
  (0.021) (0.040) (0.064)
2009 0.0767 -0.497** -0.118
  (0.087) (0.153) (0.234)
2010 0.139 -0.732** -0.117
  (0.134) (0.238) (0.367)
R-squared 0.10 0.32 0.29
Observations 17,065 8,413 17,065

Figure 8: Histograms of Wages between Youth/New Entrant and Adult Minimum Wages, 20072010

Figure 8: Histograms of Wages between Youth/New Entrant and Adult Minimum Wages, 20072010.

Data table for Figure 8

 

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