Education-occupation mismatch of migrants in the Italian labour market: the effect of social networks

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dc.contributor.author Van Wolleghem, Pierre George
dc.contributor.author De Angelis, Marina
dc.contributor.author Scicchitano, Sergio
dc.date.accessioned 2020-03-12T07:52:29Z
dc.date.available 2020-03-12T07:52:29Z
dc.date.issued 2020-02-29
dc.identifier.citation Van Wolleghem P.G., De Angelis., Scicchitano S. (2020), Education-occupation mismatch of migrants in the Italian labour market: the effect of social networks, Roma, INAPP, WP, 44 <http://oa.inapp.org/xmlui/handle/123456789/653> en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://oa.inapp.org/xmlui/handle/123456789/653
dc.description.abstract Whilst migration has become a structural feature of most European countries, the integration of foreigners in the labour market continues to raise concerns. Evidence across countries shows that migrants are more often over-educated than natives. This article has two objectives: it assesses the extent to which over-education affects migrants and it evaluates the role informal networks play in producing it. We find that foreigners are more over-educated than natives but that the role of networks is consistent across the two groups. Empirical evidence is drawn from the application of quantitative and counter-factual methods to PLUS 2018. en_US
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dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Immigrazione en_US
dc.subject Istruzione en_US
dc.subject Occupazione en_US
dc.title Education-occupation mismatch of migrants in the Italian labour market: the effect of social networks en_US
dc.type Working Paper en_US


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