Job-education match and mismatch: Wage differentials - ARCHIVED

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Finding a job related to one's studies is a key factor for many job seekers. Closely matching individual and job skills can be beneficial for both employees and employers. This study uses the Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics to estimate the wage premium for a close job-to-education match among men and women who graduated from universities and community colleges while controlling for field of study and demographic factors.

Issue Number: 2010104
Author(s): Yuen, Jennifer
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