Overeducation in Europe: Current Issues in Theory and Policy

Overeducation in Europe: Current Issues in Theory and Policy

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ISBN-13: 9781843763611
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 01/01/2004
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Contributorsvii
Prefacexi
Introduction
1.The Overeducated European?3
2.Much ado About Nothing? What does the Overeducation Literature Really Tell us?11
Part 1Mobility
3.The Dynamics of Skill Mismatches in the Dutch Labour Market49
4.Types of Job Match, Overeducation and Labour Mobility in Spain65
Part 2Wages
5.The Causal Effect of Overqualification on Earnings: Evidence from a Bayesian Approach93
6.The Impact of Education and Mismatch on Wages: Germany, 1984-2000109
7.Overeducation and Individual Heterogeneity133
Part 3Measurement
8.Measuring Overeducation with Earnings Frontiers and Panel Data155
Part 4Special Groups
9.Credentialism by Members of Licensed Professions173
10.The Determinants and Consequences of Graduate Overeducation189
11.Educational Mismatch and Ethnic Minorities in England and Wales217
Index237

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