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The Determinants of Graduate Over-Education.

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Several studies for the UK and other countries have shown that a significant number of university graduates are in jobs that do not require a university degree i.e., over-educated. This paper using data from one large civic university in the UK investigates the true incidence and determinants of over-education. The results indicate that previous studies have largely over-stated the extent of over-education in the graduate labour market. Various labour market constraints as well as the vocatio...

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Mary Silles More by this author
Peter Dolton More by this author
Volume:
127
Series:
Discussion paper series
Publication date:
2002
URN:
uuid:9a18bb9f-b6bc-4577-85cc-bbf40e417283
Local pid:
ora:1164
Language:
English

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