More in my newspaper column tomorrow, but look at these charts from a disturbing report out of Northeastern University’s Center for Labor Market Studies. The authors predict that just 26.8 percent of teenagers will land a summer job this year.
I got to thinking about all this after the gun violence this past weekend in Hartford.
The first graph looks at what kids get summer jobs, based on family income:
This chart looks at what’s been happening over the last decade: