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Krzysztof (Chris) Karbownik, Emory University
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Greg Duncan, Distinguished Professor of Education, UC Irvine
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Mike Palazzolo, Assistant Professor of Marketing, UC Davis
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Event 2203 SS&H, Andrews Conference Room

The Minimum Wage and Consumer Nutrition
Mike Palazzolo, Assistant Professor of Marketing, UC Davis

In 2017, the US department of agriculture estimated that approximately 1 in 7 U.S. households was “food insecure”: they either lacked the money to purchase enough food, or to purchase healthy food. Public policy advocates and politicians alike have branded the prevailing hourly federal minimum wage of $7.25 a “starvation wage,” yet the impact of raising the minimum wage on consumer nutrition is surprisingly underexplored.

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