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2017 | 4(2017) | 17–30
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Who gets a job after graduation? Factors affecting the early career employment chances of higher education graduates in Poland

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The massification of higher education in Poland means that many students choose this educational pathway to improve their chances for a good job. Therefore, the labour market outcomes of graduates provide an important perspective for future students, higher education institutions, as well as decision makers at the national level. The Polish Graduate Tracking System (ELA), based on administrative data, is designed to monitor graduates’ outcomes in the labour market by type of studies, higher education institution, as well as individual curricula. Results of the first two years of graduate tracking show that the outcomes vary by study area, but also change over time. While in the first months after graduation, aspects such as prior experience in the labour market and place of residence have a substantial effect on employment chances, in the longer run, they lose their importance relative to other factors.
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  • nstitute of Sociology, University of Warsaw
  • nstitute of Sociology, University of Warsaw
  • Warsaw School of Economics
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  • Center for Studies in Higher Education, University of California, Berkeley
  • Austrian Center for Digital Humanities
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