Immigrants' Educational Mismatch and the Penalty of Over-Education

Research, Preprint English OPEN
Kalfa, Eleni; Piracha, Matloob;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Bonn: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
  • Subject: education-occupation mismatch | immigration | J61 | C34 | sample selection, education-occupation mismatch, immigration | sample selection | J24
    • jel: jel:C34 | jel:J61 | jel:J24
      ddc: ddc:330
    mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations

This paper analyses immigrants' education-occupation mismatch as well as its impact on their wages in Spain. Using cross-sectional data from the National Immigrant Survey of Spain 2007, we estimate a probit model taking into account the possible problem of selection bia... View more
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