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The expansion of higher education, employment and over-education in China
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International Journal of Educational Development Volume 28, Number 6, ISSN 0738-0593 Publisher: Elsevier Ltd

Abstract

The article considers the current situation in the labour market for higher education graduates in China, showing what kinds of graduates have an advantage when facing potential employers. Secondly, it discusses the tendency of supply and demand between higher education graduates and the labour market from the perspectives of employment probability and over-education. Finally, the article suggests what should happen in the Chinese higher education system if it is to achieve a more effective relationship with the labour market.

Citation

Li, F., John Morgan, W. & Ding, X. (2008). The expansion of higher education, employment and over-education in China. International Journal of Educational Development, 28(6), 687-697. Elsevier Ltd. Retrieved May 29, 2020 from .

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Full text is availabe on Science Direct: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijedudev.2007.10.002

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