CSE: Minimum Wage Act Will Result in $2 Billion Annual Benefit to Maryland

by Scientistocrat – According to a recent study by the Center for Sustainable Economy, opponents of the minimum wage are blatantly wrong yet again. This study is the first of several form the Center of Sustainable Economy, a think tank centered in Maryland. The think tank uses a unique economic indicator called the Genuine Prosperity Index (GPI), which addresses not just economic transactions like GDP, but also, as the think tank explains: The environmental and social costs of what we buy, the quality of life impacts of how we live, the significant contributions of our natural systems. As pioneer of the GPI, Dr. John Talberth, tells the Institute for Policy Studies: Opposition to minimum wage hikes in Congress, Maryland and other states often rests on the costs to business and governments as a justification for no action while overlooking benefits. Our research indicates that benefits to workers, businesses, and...

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