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University 'way out of recession'


Extra university places should be funded as a way out of recession and unemployment, according to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

In its annual report, the OECD warns that as higher-paid jobs are taken by graduates, people without qualifications are being left further behind and with job opportunities diminishing.

Daniel Boettcher reports.

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