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Figure 4

From: Educational and labor wastage of doctors in Mexico: towards the construction of a common methodology

Figure 4

Possible outcomes for individuals, from medical schools to the labor market. The diagram shows that doctors enrolled at medical schools can follow one of two patterns: the first refers to students obtaining their diploma, and the second, to students dropping out or not fulfilling the established requirements to graduate. Once in the labor market, graduates can be divided into two subgroups: those who are ready to be immediately employed and those who are not. In turn, those who are ready can be employed, unemployed, underemployed or fully dedicated to household activities. Those who are not ready to be immediately employed are divided into students that go on for a specialization degree and those who are inactive. A proportion of those initially enrolled will later be represented by the rate of attrition.

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