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This study utilizes time series data to analyze the effects of minimum wage on females and males in formal employment in Kenya. Time series data from 1973 to 2009 is analyzed for long run and short run effects
of minimum wages on males and females in formal employment. The results show that in the short run, minimum wage has a significant positive effect on female employment but the effect is significantly negative for male employment. In the long run, minimum wage has significant negative effect on both male and female employment.
However, the long-run effect on female employment is not statistically significant. An increase in minimum wages has a smaller impact on female employment than male employment.

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