Bárcena-Martín, Elena and Budría, Santiago and Moro-Egido, Ana I. (2011): Skill mismatches and wages among European university graduates. Forthcoming in: Applied Economics Letters
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This paper uses comparable international data to examine the extent and wage effects of skill mismatches among European university graduates. The results show that the mismatched earn on average 11.7% less than their well-matched counterparts. This effect, however, cannot be regarded as constant across the conditional earnings distribution: workers with lower unobserved earnings capacity tend to be exposed to greater wage loses when they end up in mismatched jobs.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Skill mismatches and wages among European university graduates|
|English Title:||Skill Mismatches and Wages among European University Graduates|
|Keywords:||skill mismatch, pay-penalty, inequality|
|Subjects:||C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C2 - Single Equation Models; Single Variables > C29 - Other
J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J3 - Wages, Compensation, and Labor Costs > J31 - Wage Level and Structure; Wage Differentials
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I2 - Education and Research Insititutions > I21 - Analysis of Education
|Depositing User:||Santiago Budria|
|Date Deposited:||26. Sep 2011 16:07|
|Last Modified:||16. Feb 2013 10:20|
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