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Estimating German overqualification with stochastic earnings frontiers

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  • Uwe Jensen

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  • Hermann Gartner

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  • Susanne Rässler

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal AStA Advances in Statistical Analysis.

    Volume (Year): 94 (2010)
    Issue (Month): 1 (March)
    Pages: 33-51

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    Keywords: Censored data; Earnings frontiers; IAB employment sample; Multiple imputation; Overeducation; Overqualification;

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