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Could Minimum Wage Increase Boom Or Bust Economy?

NPR | Feb. 22, 2013 9:06 a.m. | Updated: Feb. 22, 2013 10:06 a.m.

President Obama’s plan to jump-start the economy starts with increasing the minimum wage and avoiding sequestration. Host Michel Martin talks about those challenges and others, like rising gas prices and expanding waist lines. She’s joined by NPR’s senior business editor Marilyn Geewax and Wall Street Journal economics reporter Sudeep Reddy.

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