The policy change also had a positive effect in reducing gender bias for overeducated workers, as shown bythe corresponding estimator reported in Table 4 (female) (-0.638), implying that the probability of overeducation
due to gender fell by about 25 per cent.
In the end, Livingstone concludes that research and theories of this relationship overemphasize two major themes: underemployment and overeducation
of individuals, and the past empirical research has focused on two distinct areas: the required credentials to attain a job and the performance required for such a job.
in the labour market', Journal of Labor Economics, 9(2): 101-122.
The effect of overeducation
on job content innovation and career-enhancing strategies among young Spanish employees, Journal of Career Development, 36, 159-182.
(2) Groot and den Brink contend that overeducation
serves as a compensation for lack of other human capital endowments and is part of a career mobility or insertion process in the labour market.
Coverage includes an overview of the topic followed by chapters analyzing areas of concern including the current lack of understanding of the exact relationship between education and inequality and the specific channels through which educational effects are mediated; school quality and its effect on educational outcomes; measurement issues related to overeducation
; inequality in access to and finance of tertiary education; within-group wage inequality among the higher educated; the gender wage gap; the role of labor market institutions; intergenerational education and income mobility; and job and life satisfaction.
, Regional Labor Markets, and Spatial Flexibility." Journal of Urban Economics 53 (3): 482-93.
Burned by overeducation
and underpayment, Gen X is a heavily entrepreneurial generation.
This year's winner is "A Mismatch Made in Heaven: A Hedonic Analysis of Overeducation
and Undereducation" by Daniel P.