There is a strong correlational relationship between educational attainment and employment; the most educated people in the United States tend to experience the lowest levels of unemployment and earn the most money, as reported in data published by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
Then, the theoretical models of the relationship between education and employment are built up. Finally, we use the empirical data collected in China to test the theoretical models and give explanations to the status quo of the unemployment structure within various educational levels.
The Relationship Between Education and Unemployment and Earnings There is a strong consensus that formal education is an important determinant of individual earnings as well as labor force status. Educated workers have three advantages relative to less-educated workers: higher wages, greater employment
Education at a Glance 2011: ... This spread examines the relationship between education and the labour force. OECD countries depend upon a stable supply of well-educated workers to promote economic development. ... Data on employment and unemployment rates – and how they evolve over time – thus carry important information for policy makers ...
The relationship between unemployment and GDP is called Okun's law. It is the association of a higher national economic output with the decrease in national unemployment.
The higher the education, the higher the life time earnings. There is a direct correlation between education and long-term unemployment. I say long term because anyone, no matter how educated, may find him or herself unemployed for brief periods.
The Impact of Education on Unemployment Incidence and Re-employment Success: Evidence from the U.S. Labour Market* This study investigates the causal effects of education on individuals’ transitions between employment and unemployment, with particular focus on the extent to which education improves re-employment outcomes among unemployed workers.
These education categories reflect only the highest level of educational attainment. They do not take into account completion of training programs in the form of apprenticeships and other on-the-job training, which may also influence earnings and unemployment rates.
Table 1 below shows a significant relationship between income levels and educational attainment. Basically, the higher the education level, the higher the income. For example, people with professional degrees earned 6x as much as people who did not graduate from high school (in 2009: $128,000 vs. $20,000).
There is a direct relationship between poverty and unemployment. Unemployment and the poverty are two major challenges that are facing the world par present. Unemployment leads to poverty and in turns poverty leads to unemployment. Unemployment is a sign of poverty it leads to financial crisis , hunger , gloom, indebtedness etc .