Are immigrants overeducated in Germany? Determinants and wage effects of educational mismatch

This paper investigates determinants and wage effects of educational mismatch for both natives and immigrants in Germany. Using the GSOEP panel data from 1991 to 2013, I find that conditional on educational attainment immigrants face a higher incidence of overeducation compared to their native count...

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Volume: 7/2016
Main Author: Schwientek, Caroline
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Erlangen Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Institute for Economics 2016
published in: FAU Discussion Papers in Economics Vol. 7/2016
Data of publication: 2016
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Database: EconStor
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