PS wants to increase the minimum wage to 2,800 euros. But how feasible is that plan? 6 questions for professor Stijn Baert

“I would rather aim for that major tax reform,” says Stijn Baert, professor of Labor Economics (UGent), about the PS proposal to increase the gross minimum wage from 2,000 to 2,800 euros. But what will be the impact of this decision on the net salary? And on the economy? “This is a dangerous path, especially for Belgium.”