Is expansion of overeducation cohort-driven? Evidence from Poland
Jan Baran ()
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Jan Baran: Faculty of Economic Sciences, University of Warsaw
No 2019-13, Working Papers from Faculty of Economic Sciences, University of Warsaw
The study offers insight into dynamics of overeducation in Poland. The share of overeducated workers among tertiary educated workers grew substantially by about 8 p.p. between 2006 and 2016. In the paper, changing overeducation risk is disentangled into age, period and cohort effects. A strong upward trend in cohort effects is identified for individuals born after 1970, but not for older generations. It suggests that overeducation is a phenomenon which affects more profoundly individuals who entered the labour market after the collapse of the communism. Moreover, the study confirms that overeducation decreases with age, which has been already a well-documented finding in the literature.
Keywords: overeducation; education mismatch; tertiary education; age–period–cohort (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: I21 J21 J24 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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