The Impact of Minimum Wage Implementation on Women’s Earnings : Evidence from Malaysia

By May Lyn Cheah, University of California, Berkeley Advisor: Prof. Enrico Moretti, University of California, Berkeley This paper investigates the effect of the introduction of minimum wage legislation in Malaysia, which became effective from January 1, 2013 for employers with six employees or more, and was fully enforced by January 1, 2014 for all employers. The minimum wage ruling prescribed a rate of RM900 (ŨSD … Continue reading The Impact of Minimum Wage Implementation on Women’s Earnings : Evidence from Malaysia