Skill mismatches in the Dutch labor market

Wim Groot*, H.M. Van Den Brink

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Over the past years a number of studies have appeared on the incidence and returns to overeducation in the labor market. In these studies various definitions of education mismatches have been used, lit this paper zee analyze the validity and reliability of three of these definitions It is found that the definitions differ widely in the workers who are identified as over- or undereducated Further, the methods yield different estimates of the returns to over- and undereducation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)584-595
Number of pages12
JournalInternational Journal of Manpower
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 2000
Externally publishedYes


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