The purpose of this article is to assess the proper length of the educational period which is consistent with occupational aspirations of young people, considered as a kind of effectiveness. In order to establish the results the data envelopment analysis (DEA) and data collected from chosen respondents of Labour Force Survey (in polish BAEL) were used. In general, the most ineffective appeared tertiary education level, which means that its educational time can be harshly reduced without lost of effectiveness or, in other words, the occupational aspirations of young people are not fulfilled, especially for the most educated. The authors have found also the differences in effectiveness between divisions of economic activity coherent with financial conditions.
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