In this session, Labor Economist Mark Price provides the latest updates on the progress of increasing the minimum wage in Pennsylvania. By the end of this session, you will be equipped with compelling arguments and concise talking points that we can all understand and use when addressing decision makers and the public on the importance of increasing our state’s minimum wage to a livable standard.
Mark Price received a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Utah and has worked at Harrisburg’s Keystone Research Center since 2004. Dr. Price marshals existing academic research and conducts original research to support pressing public policy issues for Pennsylvania. The aim of these activities is to inform the public and policymakers about urgent social and economic problems and the range of options available to address those problems.