Poverty and young adults

In response to this post over at Volokh Conspiracy, commenter Paul says, “One of th[e] adults making “$7/day” last year was my 18 year old daughter who filed a tax return in order to get her withheld income taxes refunded from her summer job.”

Paul’s daughter is surprisingly representative of those in poverty:

1 thought on “Poverty and young adults”

  1. Yes, yes, it’s all about human capital (mostly secondary schooling). Maybe when I grow up I can show that much of the NAIRU is also human capital-explainable.

Comments are closed.