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    Overeducation and unemployment spells' duration

    Rose, Giuseppe and Ordine, P. (2010) Overeducation and unemployment spells' duration. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences 9 , 427 - 438. ISSN 1877-0428.

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    Abstract

    This work proposes an investigation of educational mismatch focusing on the study of individuals' unemployment spells. We present evidence for Italy, showing that overeducation is basically an occurrence that follows long periods of unemployment and it is strictly related to individuals' innate ability. We build up a matching model coupled with endogenous educational and technological choices and we consider the role of university selectivity and individual innate ability in determining unemployment duration.

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    Item Type: Article
    Additional Information: World Conference on Learning, Teaching and Administration Papers
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): Overeducation, unemployment spells, hazard functions, matching models, university selectivity
    School: Birkbeck Schools and Departments > School of Business, Economics & Informatics > Economics, Mathematics and Statistics
    Depositing User: Administrator
    Date Deposited: 26 Jul 2011 13:59
    Last Modified: 17 Apr 2013 12:21
    URI: http://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/3865

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