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Forum: Raise the Minimum Wage

  • Aquinas College, Donnelly Center 1607 Robinson Road Southeast Grand Rapids, MI, 49506 United States (map)

Aquinas Economicology Forum: Raise the Minimum Wage?:

Since its creation in 1938, at the rate of 25 cents an hour, the U.S. minimum wage has been a hotly debated topic among politicians, academics, business leaders, and the general public. Derided by some as inefficient market interference and lauded by others as a living wage, the minimum wage has emerged as a prominent policy debate for the 2016 Presidential election. In an effort to provide clarity to an often murky discussion, Aquinas College will present a panel moderated by Dr. Todd Yarbrough featuring a diverse set of thoughts and ideas with audience interaction, debate, and discussion. Panelists include: Dr. Stephen Barrows, Dr. Michael Cushion, Dr. Molly Patterson, and Mr. Andy Johnston from the Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce,

Donnelly Center, Tuesday, October 4, 2016 7:00 P.M.

The Economicology Initiative at Aquinas has been funded by a generous grant from the Wege Foundation. The Minimum Wage Panel is cosponsored by the Accounting, Community Leadership, Economics, Political Science, and Sociology Departments and by the Business and Accounting League.

Earlier Event: October 4
Aquinas Econ Lunch - Prison Gangs
Later Event: October 5
Organ Markets - Troy Econ Lunch