Study here and coverage here, here, and here. The actual number in CBO’s view could be as low as near-zero or as high as a million jobs lost. “Spin it as you wish, we should not have a major party promoting, as a centerpiece initiative and for perceived electoral gain, a law that might put half a million vulnerable people out of work, and that during a slow labor market.” [Tyler Cowen] And imagine indexing the $10.10 number to ensure that its damage goes on indefinitely. More: Ramesh Ponnuru, Philip Klein, Emily Ekins, Trey Kovacs (role of unions’ self-interest). Earlier on minimum wage.