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Table 6 Transition matrix by gender

From: The career prospects of overeducated Americans

    t  
t−1 OE UE Matched Non-emp.
Male     
  Overeducated 66.4% 3.7% 26.5% 3.4%
  Undereducated 28.9% 49.0% 18.8% 3.4%
  Matched 29.3% 3.1% 65.4% 2.2%
  Non-employed 49.2% 7.0% 18.8% 25.0%
  Total 48.6% 6.7% 40.5% 4.2%
Female     
  Overeducated 65.5% 4.7% 23.8% 6.0%
  Undereducated 29.0% 42.3% 22.0% 6.6%
  Matched 27.3% 4.7% 63.0% 5.0%
  Non-employed 23.5% 3.7% 14.2% 58.5%
  Total 44.1% 8.2% 35.0% 12.6%
  1. Note: Sample has entered the labor market and has a schooling attainment of 14 years or more