Joint EXCEPT-CUPESSE publication is out!

08.12.2015

New paper "Better Overeducated than Unemployed? The Short- and Long-Term Effects of an Overeducated Labour Market Re-entryby EXCEPT researcher Jonas Voßemer from the University of Bamberg and Bettina Schuck, University of Heidelberg, has been published in the European Sociological Review journal. The authors raise a question whether it is better for an unemployed person to take up a job for which one is overeducated or to remain unemployed and continue the search for an adequate job? Analyzing the German Socio-Economic Panel (1984-2012) they find that re-entering the labor market into overeducation is associated with higher long-term employment chances, but also higher risks of being locked in into overeducation. You can access the article here: http://esr.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2015/10/27/esr.jcv093.abstract

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