Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/223605
Authors: 
Sloane, Peter J.
Mavromaras, Kostas
Year of Publication: 
2020
Citation: 
[Journal:] IZA World of Labor [ISSN:] 2054-9571 [Year:] 2020 [Issue:] 88v2
Abstract: 
Evidence shows that many college graduates are employed in jobs for which a degree is not required (overeducation), and in which the skills they learned in college are not being fully utilized (overskilling). Policymakers should be particularly concerned about widespread overskilling, which is likely to be harmful to both the welfare of employees and the interests of employers as both overeducation and overskilling can lead to frustration, lower wages, and higher quitting rates while also being a waste of government money spent on education.
Subjects: 
overeducation
skill mismatch
overskilling
graduates
JEL: 
I20
J24
Persistent Identifier of the first edition: 
Document Type: 
Article

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