Is the Over-Education Wage Penalty Permanent ?

@inproceedings{Lindley2010IsTO,
  title={Is the Over-Education Wage Penalty Permanent ?},
  author={Joanne K. Lindley and Steven Mcintosh},
  year={2010}
}
Much has been written about the impact of over-education on wages using cross-sectional data, although there have been few studies that analyse the returns to over-education in a dynamic setting. This paper adds to the existing literature by using panel data to investigate the impact and permanence of over-education wage penalties, whilst controlling for unobserved individual heterogeneity. Our fixed effects estimates suggest that the over-education wage penalty cannot solely be explained by… CONTINUE READING

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