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dc.contributor.authorLamo, Anaen_US
dc.contributor.authorMessina, Juliánen_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-06-08en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-07-23T09:33:35Z-
dc.date.available2010-07-23T09:33:35Z-
dc.date.issued2010en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/36852-
dc.description.abstractThis paper studies the incidence and consequences of the mismatch between formal education and the educational requirements of jobs in Estonia during the years 1997-2003. We find large wage penalties associated with the phenomenon of educational mismatch. Moreover, the incidence and wage penalty of mismatches increase with age. This suggests that structural educational mismatches can occur after fast transition periods. Our results are robust for various methodologies, and more importantly regarding departures from the exogeneity assumptions inherent in the matching estimators used in our analysis.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aInstitute for the Study of Labor (IZA) |cBonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aDiscussion paper series // Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit |x4982en_US
dc.subject.jelJ0en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordEducation mismatchen_US
dc.subject.keywordwage determinationen_US
dc.subject.keywordmatching estimatorsen_US
dc.subject.stwQualifikationen_US
dc.subject.stwBildungsniveauen_US
dc.subject.stwAnforderungsprofilen_US
dc.subject.stwMatchingen_US
dc.subject.stwLohnbildungen_US
dc.subject.stwÜbergangswirtschaften_US
dc.subject.stwEstlanden_US
dc.titleFormal education, mismatch and wages after transition: Assessing the impact of unobserved heterogeneity using matching estimatorsen_US
dc.type|aWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn627487718en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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