ERIC Number: EJ625869
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Measuring Skills Mismatch: New York City in the 1980s.
Urban Affairs Review, v36 n5 p678-95 May 2001
Analyzes New York City's occupational skills requirements, matching locally derived skill ratings for detailed census occupations to years of schooling, then estimating change in mean skill requirement for employed residents and change in local employment of occupational skills by level of required education. Results show insignificant change in employment-weighted skill means across occupations, though skill requirements bifurcated. (SM)
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Employment Qualifications, Higher Education, Job Skills, Labor Market, Secondary Education, Urban Education
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: New York