A Labor Economist’s View of the Problems with AEWR
Tue, Feb 5, 2019
Edgeworth Partner Dr. Stephen Bronars will speak at the 55th Annual Meeting of the National Council of Agricultural Employers (NCAE), to be held February 5-7, 2019 in Washington, DC. The NCAE is the national trade association focusing exclusively on agricultural labor issues from the agricultural employer’s viewpoint.
Dr. Bronars will present his topic, “A Labor Economist’s View of the Problems with AEWR,” on the first day of the conference. AEWR is the Adverse Effect Wage Rate, and it is the prevailing wage that employers must pay when hiring temporary foreign workers under the H-2A visa program.