Diana Furchtgott-Roth is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and a columnist for MarketWatch.com and Tax Notes. Furchtgott-Roth also currently serves on the transition team for President-elect Donald J. Trump. From 2003 to 2005, she was chief economist of the U.S. Department of Labor. Furchtgott-Roth also served as chief of staff of President George W. Bush’s Council of Economic Advisers from 2001 to 2002.
Raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour makes a good soundbite, but the people who will be hurt are those who are least able to look after themselves.
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