Joint EXCEPT-CUPESSE publication is out!


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 the question of 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:

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