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Université de Neuchâtel

What do student jobs on graduate CVs signal to employers?

Van Belle, Eva ; Caers, Ralf ; Cuypers, Laure ; De Couck, Marijke ; Neyt, Brecht ; Van Borm, Hannah ; Baert, Stijn

In: Economics of Education Review, 2020, vol. 75, no. 101979, p. 1-19

Due to the prevalence and important consequences of student work, the topic has seen an increased interest in the literature. However, to date the focus has been solely on measuring the effect of student employment on later labour market outcomes, relying on signalling theory to explain the observed effects. In the current study, we go beyond measuring the effect of student work and we examine...