In this dissertation, I examine the role of match quality and educational choice. Chapter 1 examines how match quality behaves over the short run and calibrates an economic model to national, business cycle data. Chapter 2 turns to the microeconomics of match quality and examine the role of individual match quality in explaining variations in individual earnings Chapter 3 examines how academic achievement influences individual earnings for different college majors.cational mismatches. There is an extensive literature which relates overeducation to labor-market outcomes such as earnings (Allen and van der Velden ), job turnover (Topel ; Lentz and Mortensen ; Teulings ), anbsp;...
|Title||:||Essays on Match Quality and Educational Choice|
|Author||:||Neal Henry Olitsky|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|