Explaining International Differences in Rates of Overeducation in Europe
Item Type:Working Paper
Citation:Davia, Maria A.; McGuinness, Seamus; O'Connell, Philip J., Explaining International Differences in Rates of Overeducation in Europe, 2010
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This paper examines the factors determining variations in international rates of overeducation. We find significant effects for a range of factors including labour market structural imbalances, risk, trade-union density and the structure of academic funding. The results suggest that international levels of overeducation are particularly sensitive to variations in higher education funding arrangements.
Type of material:Working Paper
Series/Report no:ESRI Working Paper;365
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