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Table 7 Transition matrix by race

From: The career prospects of overeducated Americans

    t  
t−1 OE UE Matched Non-emp.
White     
  Overeducated 65.5% 3.9% 26.0% 4.6%
  Undereducated 27.4% 44.4% 22.6% 5.6%
  Matched 27.8% 3.7% 64.9% 3.6%
  Non-employed 29.4% 4.6% 16.8% 49.2%
  Total 45.4% 7.1% 39.0% 8.4%
Black     
  Overeducated 70.1% 6.8% 17.2% 5.9%
  Undereducated 40.0% 48.0% 8.0% 4.0%
  Matched 35.8% 6.4% 54.1% 3.7%
  Non-employed 40.4% 5.3% 7.0% 47.4%
  Total 54.2% 11.2% 24.0% 10.5%
  1. Note: Sample has entered the labor market and has a schooling attainment of 14 years or more