The Relationship between Higher Education and Job Opportunities in Malaysia
Mohd Shahidan, Shaari
Nur Salimah, Alias
Diana Nabila, Chau Abdullah
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This paper aims to examine the relationship between higher education and job opportunities in Malaysia. Annual data on higher education and unemployment rate from 1982 to 2012 were collected. The Johansen cointegration method was conducted and the results show that there is a longrun relationship between higher education and unemployment rate. However, the relationship between the variables does not exist in the shortrun.