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Parents’ Low Education Leads to Low Income, Despite Full-Time Employment

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Publication Date: November 2007

Publisher(s): Columbia University. National Center for Children in Poverty

Author(s): Ayana Douglas-Hall; Michelle Chau

Topic: Education (Education)
Labor (Labor conditions, wages, salaries, and benefits)

Keywords: low-wage work; child poverty

Type: Fact sheet

Coverage: United States

Abstract:

Higher education is one of the most effective ways parents can raise their families’ incomes. This fact sheet shows that parents with higher education tend to have higher earnings.