92Y Talks Podcast

The Case Against Raising the Minimum Wage with Avik Roy


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In his 2014 State of the Union address, President Obama called for a higher federal minimum wage, telling Congress it is time to “give America a raise.” 92Y American Conversation spoke with those on both sides of the issue.

Manhattan Institute senior fellow and Forbes opinion editor Avik Roy argues against a higher federal minimum wage, saying businesses would be forced to lay off workers and consumer prices would go up. Find out what he proposes instead.

Watch The Case For Raising the Minimum Wage with Heather McGhee.


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