Could you post a link to the studies that show a 50% increase in prices? Last I checked, a $15 minimum wage increased the cost of a Big Mac by three cents.
Could you post a link to the studies that show this effect in wages after a minimum wage increase?
I'm sorry to be such a gadfly, but any time I encounter opposition to a minimum wage increase I tend to see a lot of conjecture and very little data. I've looked for evidence that minimum wage increases cause problems and found none. That doesn't mean it isn't out there, but I do note that the econo