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Economics

Boosting Wages Is Really Hard to Do

Donald Trump wants to see higher pay. That means keeping many Obama administration policies.

For most people, two things are paramount for their economic well-being -- jobs and wages. A lot of discussion goes into how to raise employment, but increasing wages turns out to be a much thornier problem. In countries such as the U.S., where unemployment is already relatively low, leaders like President-elect Donald Trump need to wrestle with this difficult challenge.

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