Who Works for Minimum Wage?

Do your students have questions about the debate over the minimum wage? Give them insight into the economics of price floors by using this interactive lesson.

Grade Level



  • Equilibrium
  • Human capital
  • Inflation
  • Labor market


  • Minimum wage
  • Price floors
  • Supply and demand
  • Surplus

Time required

 75 minutes

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