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Skill Mismatch in Labor Markets

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Skill Mismatch in Labor Markets
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Skill Mismatch in Labor Markets
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This volume contains original research articles which analyze the linkages between education and skills and the causes and consequences of different types of skill mismatch. The volume yields new insights regarding overeducation, underskilling, graduate jobs, wages returns to skills, aggregate productivity, job complexity and skill development
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Research in Labor Economics
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v.45
Skill Mismatch in Labor Markets
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Skill Mismatch in Labor Markets
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Contents
  • Front Cover -- Skill Mismatch in Labor Markets -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- List of Contributors -- Editorial Advisory Board -- Preface -- To Be or Not to Be a Scientist? -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Literature Review -- 3. Data and Institutional Set-Up -- 4. Econometric Considerations -- 5. Results -- 5.1. OLS Estimates -- 5.2. Selection Model -- 6. Pull and Push Factors - Non-Financial Concerns -- 7. Who Are the Mis-Matched STEM? -- 8. Conclusions and Comments -- References -- Appendix -- Cross-National Deployment of "Graduate Jobs": Analysis Using a New Indicator Based on High Skills Use -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Concept and Theoretical Framework -- 2.1. The Concept of a Graduate Job -- 2.2. Demand for Graduate Labor: Theoretical Expectations -- 3. Data and Indicators -- 3.1. Existing Indicators of Graduate Jobs -- 3.2. The Survey of Adult Skills -- 3.3. Work Tasks and Skill Indicators -- 3.4. Constructing ISCO(HE)2008 -- 4. Criterion Validity: Labor Market Outcomes of Matched and Mismatched Graduates -- 5. The Distribution of Graduate Jobs -- 5.1. The Deployment of Labor in Graduate Jobs -- 5.2. The Role of the Higher Education System -- 6. Conclusion -- References -- Appendix -- Deconstructing Theories of Overeducation in Europe: A Wage Decomposition Approach -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Literature Review -- 2.1. The Magnitude and Robustness of Wage Penalty Estimates -- 2.2. What Are the Potential Determinants of Overeducation? -- 3. Data and Descriptive Statistics -- 3.1. The Cedefop European Skills and Jobs survey (ESJS) -- 3.2. Key Variables and Summary Statistics -- 4. Empirical Methodology -- 5. Empirical Results -- 5.1. Estimation of Earnings Regressions -- 5.2. Decomposition Analysis -- 5.2.1. Endowments Differences between Matched-Overeducated Workers -- 5.2.2. Unexplained Wage Differences between Matched and Overeducated Workers
  • 6. Conclusions -- References -- Appendix -- The Changing Occupational Distribution by College Major -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Aspects of the Occupational Distribution of College Majors -- 2.1. Distinctiveness -- 2.2. Variety -- 3. Data -- 4. Variety and Distinctiveness in the National Survey of College Graduates -- 5. The Increasing Occupational Variety by Major -- 6. Why Has Variety Increased? -- 7. Conclusions -- References -- Appendix A -- Appendix B: Harmonization of Occupations across Waves of the National Survey of College Graduates -- Appendix C -- Skilled or Educated? Educational Reforms, Human Capital, and Earnings -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Data -- 3. Empirical Strategy -- 4. Results -- 5. Concluding Remarks -- References -- Labor Market Mismatch and Labor Productivity: Evidence from PIAAC Data -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Mismatch and Labor Productivity -- 2.1. Measuring Mismatch -- 2.2. Mismatch and Productivity -- 3. Data description -- 3.1. Productivity Indicators -- 3.2. Mismatch Data and Sample Composition -- 3.3. Cross-Country Differences in Mismatch -- 4. Empirical Model And Results -- 4.1. Empirical Model -- 4.2. Baseline Results -- 4.3. Extensions and Robustness Tests -- 5. Conclusion -- References -- Appendix A -- Appendix B -- Empirical Model and Results -- Much Ado about Nothing? The Wage Penalty of Holding a PhD Degree but Not a PhD Job Position -- 1. Introduction -- 2. PhD Education and Career Prospects in Italy -- 3. Overeducation and Wages among PhD Holders: Literature Review -- 4. Data and Methodology -- 5. Results -- 5.1. Robustness Checks -- 6. Concluding Remarks -- References -- Appendix -- Rethinking Under-Skilling in Europe -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The Factors Explaining the Under-Skilling Problem -- 2.1. The Inefficient Signaling of Skills -- 2.2. Skills Shortages in the Labor Market -- 2.3. On-the-Job Learning Substitution
  • 3. Sample and Variables -- 3.1. Sample and Database -- 3.2. The Dependent Variable: Measuring Under-Skilling -- 4. Under-Skilling in Europe: Characteristics of Workers and Firms -- 4.1. The Under-Skilled Workers: Location, Education, and Socioeconomic Characteristics -- 4.2. The Characteristics of Firms: Type and Skill Needs -- 5. Results -- 5.1. The Explanatory Variables -- 5.2. The Estimation of the Likelihood and Magnitude of Under-Skilling -- 6. Discussion and Conclusions -- References -- Are Skill Deficits always Bad? Toward a Learning Perspective on Skill Mismatches -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Theory and Hypotheses -- 3. Data and Methodology -- 4. Results -- 4.1. Skill Growth and Decline -- 4.2. Training and Learning Activities -- 4.3. Job Satisfaction -- 4.4. The Role of the Job Autonomy and Firm Size -- 5. Conclusion and Discussion -- References -- Appendix -- Work-Related Learning and Skill Development in Europe: Does Initial Skill Mismatch Matter? -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Literature -- 2.1. Human Capital Investments and Skill Development -- 2.2. Skill Mismatch and Human Capital Investment -- 3. Data and Descriptive Analyses -- 3.1. Data and Sample -- 3.2. Variables and Descriptive Analyses -- 3.2.1. Dependent Variable -- 3.2.2. Explanatory variables -- 3.2.3. Control variables -- 4. Estimation Method -- 5. Estimation Results -- 5.1. Work-Related Learning and Skill Development -- 5.1.1. Heterogeneity by Skill Mismatch Status at Job Entry -- 5.1.2. Robustness of the Main Results -- Endogeneity Problems -- Measurement Error and the Timing of Self-Assessed Variables -- 5.1.3. Additional Evidence on Job-Related Human Capital Investments and Skill Development -- Different Types of Training -- Different Types of Informal Learning -- 5.2. On-the-Job Learning Complementarity and Workers' Skill Development
  • 5.2.1. Heterogeneity in Learning Complementarity and Workers' Skill Development -- 6. Conclusions -- References -- Appendix -- Job Design and Skill Development in the Workplace -- 1. Introduction -- 2. The Empirical Model of Workplace Learning: The Importance of Job Design and Workplace Characteristics -- 2.1. Workplace Changes, Workplace Dynamism -- 2.2. Changes in Job Complexity and Skill Development -- 2.3. Attitude to Learning -- 3. Data and Measures -- 4. Estimation and Robustness Checks -- 4.1. Estimation Results -- 4.2. Robustness Checks -- 4.2.1. Unobservable Characteristics -- Initial Mismatch -- Tenure -- Attitude to learning -- Initial degree of job complexity -- Interaction terms -- 4.2.2. Other Robustness Checks: Country and Occupation -- 4.2.3. Endogeneity Issues: Career and Skill Development -- 5. Conclusions -- References -- Data Appendix: Scales -- Index
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