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Research by Justin Wiltshire Referenced in Testimony This Week Before the US Congressional Joint Economic Committee
Wiltshire's Paper "Walmart Supercenters and Monopsony Power: How a Large, Low-Wage Employer Impacts Local Labor Markets" was mentioned in a testimony by Kate Bahn before the US Congressional Joint Economic Committee last Wednesday. Wiltshire's research was used in the testimony as evidence of how large employers enjoy a greater degree of liberty in setting wages in rural, low-density areas.
To read the original research Article by Wiltshire, click here.
To read the testimony, find it here. Wiltshire's paper is referenced in the second paragraph of the section "How Monopsony Exacerbates Economic Disparities".