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    Raising the minimum wage in Illinois to $10 per hour would stimulate the state economy but not have much of an effect - positive or negative - on employment, according to a new study co-written by Robert Bruno, a professor of labor and employment relations on the Urbana campus.

    Raising the minimum wage in Illinois to $10 per hour would stimulate the state economy but not have much of an effect - positive or negative - on employment, according to a new study co-written by Robert Bruno, a professor of labor and employment relations on the Urbana campus.

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      Raising the minimum wage in Illinois to $10 per hour would stimulate the state economy but not have much of an effect - positive or negative - on employment, according to a new study co-written by Robert Bruno, a professor of labor and employment relations on the Urbana campus.

      Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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  • To contact Robert Bruno, call 630-487-0013; email bbruno@illinois.edu. The paper, “Minimum Wage, Maximum Benefit: How a $10 Wage Floor Impacts All Workers and the Economy,” is available online.