Labour Market

How Educated You Are Affects How Long You Work

Cologne (GER), August 2022 - According to new research by the University of Cologne, educational inequality plays a key role in determining how long you work. The study, conducted by Institute for Sociology and Social Psychology researchers Jana Mäcken and Lea Ellwardt, analysed the differences in voluntary and involuntary labour market exit between lower and higher educated workers in 15 European countries.