Szkolnictwo wyższe a rynek pracy
Higher Education and the Labour Market
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The article contains an analysis of the labour market for people with higher education background, which is next confronted with an educational offer of higher education schools. The author discusses changes in education level of persons economically active in Poland in the years 1992-2001 and changes in the structure of workforce over 1994-2001. It is followed by presentation of an unemployment threat faced by persons with different education levels. Performed analyses have revealed that despite a steady growth of education levels of workforce in Poland recent years have witnessed a deteriorating situation of persons with higher education including university graduates. It concerns, in particular, graduates with economic-business majors and pedagogical majors, which is due (inter alia) to the structure of an educational offer of higher education schools. Finally, the author presents in conclusions these factors, which can lead to reducing the threat of unemployment for highly qualified persons.
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