Monday: Kathryn J. Edin: "$2.00 A Day"

Nov. 9

6 p.m., Johns Hopkins University, Mason Hall, 3101 Wyman Park Drive, (410) 516-8335, free, email libraryfriends@jhu.edu to register (required).

Today, 1.5 million American families live on $2 per day. Hear JHU professor and leading poverty researcher Kathryn Edin discuss her new book (written with fellow social scientist H. Luke Shaefer) on how these people—about 3 million of whom are children—survive on next to nothing, and why the labor market has failed them.

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