Educational Attainment and Education-job Mismatch of Cross-border Commuters in the EU
AbstractI describe the extent and structure of cross-border commuting in the EU 27 to show that this is important only in a small number of border regions with strong linguistic, historic or institutional ties. Cross-border commuters are mostly medium skilled, male manufacturing workers, who have higher over- but lower under-education rates than non-commuters, internal commuters and established migrants. These findings can mostly be attributed to cross-border commuters from the 12 new EU member countries. Cross-border commuters from the EU 15 have higher under- and lower over-education rates than non-commuters.
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Length: 38 pages
Date of creation: 08 Feb 2011
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Commuting; Selection; Education-job Mismatch;
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- NEP-ALL-2011-02-19 (All new papers)
- NEP-CIS-2011-02-19 (Confederation of Independent States)
- NEP-EDU-2011-02-19 (Education)
- NEP-EUR-2011-02-19 (Microeconomic European Issues)
- NEP-LAB-2011-02-19 (Labour Economics)
- NEP-MIG-2011-02-19 (Economics of Human Migration)
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