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President Obama Can’t Have His Ice Cream and Eat It, Too

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President Obama recently asked business owners to help create summer jobs for teenagers. He reminisced about his first job at an ice cream parlor and lamented that getting hired is harder than ever for young people. He’s right. Unfortunately, one of the president’s favored policies — the minimum wage — exacerbates this problem... Read more: President Obama Can’t Have His Ice Cream and Eat It, Too

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President Obama recently asked business owners to help create summer jobs for teenagers. He reminisced about his first job at an ice cream parlor and lamented that getting hired is harder than ever for young people. He’s right.

Unfortunately, one of the president’s favored policies — the minimum wage — exacerbates this problem...

Read more: President Obama Can’t Have His Ice Cream and Eat It, Too

Michael Farren
Michael is a Research Fellow in the Project for the Study of American Capitalism at the Mercatus Center. His research focuses on the effects of government granted privilege, specializing in labor, economic development, and transportation issues.

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