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ERIC Number: EJ959678
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 25
ISSN: ISSN-1478-2103
Education and the Labour Market in Brazil
de Oliveira, Alberto; Filho, Gilberto Abrantes
Policy Futures in Education, v9 n5 p585-597 2011
The aim of this article is to compare the schooling levels of individuals with the demands of the Brazilian labour market. The results demonstrate the high probability of compatibility between occupation and schooling levels. But high propensities for under-education were identified associated with the skin colour and position in the family. The results are consistent with the Brazilian social inequality. In conclusion, although there is a dearth of qualified labour in specific segments, the widespread existence of compatibility between workers' occupations and their schooling levels suggests that companies have adapted themselves to the educational deficiencies of their workers. (Contains 4 tables and 1 note.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Adult Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Brazil