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CBO: Of Course Raising the Minimum Wage Will Eliminate Jobs (Guess By How Much)

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"This does not sound like optimal anti-poverty policy to me."

WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 12: Workers celebrate after U.S. President Barack Obama signed an executive order to raise the minimum wage for federal contractors from $7.25 to $10.10 during an East Room event February 12, 2014 at the White House in Washington, DC. President Obama spoke on 'on the importance of raising the federal minimum wage for all workers' at the event. Alex Wong/Getty Images WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 12: Workers celebrate after U.S. President Barack Obama signed an executive order to raise the minimum wage for federal contractors from $7.25 to $10.10 during an East Room event February 12, 2014 at the White House in Washington, DC (Getty Images)

Raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour by 2016 will eliminate some 500,000 jobs, according to a government report released Tuesday.

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