Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/10620/17170
Longitudinal Study: HILDA
Title: Overeducation and Overskilling: Second generation Australians
Authors: Messinis, G 
Institution: Victoria University, Centre for Stategic Economic Studies
Issue Date: Dec-2008
Pages: 29
Abstract: This study utilises HILDA data to evaluate the performance of second generation Australians in full-time employment over the period 2001-2005. Attention is paid to the effects and key drivers of overeducation and overskilling. Quantile regression is employed to account for non-random sample selection. The evidence provides several new insights: (a) Greek-Australians are overeducated; (b) Asian languages and Chinese or Vietnamese ancestry associate with a wage premium; (c) the returns to tertiary education, overeducation and overskilling very with ability; (d) parental occupational status is a key determinant of overeducation; and (e) lack of employer provision for new skills and personality traits are important drivers of overskilling.
URL: http://www.melbourneinstitute.com/hilda
Keywords: Employment; Culture -- Culturally and Linguistically Diverse; Culture
Research collection: Technical working papers and reports
Reports and technical papers
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