The incidence of, and returns to overeducation in the UK

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Abstract

Discusses the incidence of and returns to overeducation in Great Britain. Definition of over- and undereducation; Determination of the allocation of skills; Comparison of the education levels of married and single men; Earnings comparison of overeducated and undereducated workers.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1345-1350
Number of pages6
JournalApplied Economics
Volume28
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1996
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • ability
  • education
  • education -- economic aspects
  • industrial productivity
  • occupations
  • women employees

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