Assessing the labor supply and demand missmatch by skills in the Uruguay labor market
Evaluación de los desajustes entre oferta y demanda laboral por calificaciones en el mercado laboral de Uruguay
This article examines the mismatch between labor supply and demand for educational qualificationsin the Uruguayan labor market during 2000-2009. It attempts to measure the phenomenonof under-qualification and overqualification by occupation type based on educational requirementfor each occupation. Following the previous literature, the empirical work concentrates onthe determinants of over-education and its impact on wages.