publication . Article . 2013

Education and skill mismatches: wage and job satisfaction consequences

Lourdes Badillo‐Amador; Luis E. Vila;
  • Published: 09 Aug 2013 Journal: International Journal of Manpower, volume 34, pages 416-428 (issn: 0143-7720, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Emerald
Purpose - This paper aims to highlight the relevance of examining education and skill job-worker mismatches as two different, although simultaneous, phenomena of the labor market. Most previous literature does not take into account skill mismatch, and a number of papers deal with both kinds of mismatches as equivalent. Design/methodology/approach - Spanish data from the European Community Household Panel (ECHP) survey for the year 2001 are used to examine the degree of statistical association between both education and skill mismatches, and to estimate wage equations as well as job satisfaction equations, considering satisfaction with pay, with the type of job a...
free text keywords: Management of Technology and Innovation, Strategy and Management, Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management
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