The OECD has released their annual compendium of data and analysis, Education at a Glance 2007. One of the topics covered this year is the rapid expansion of higher education in OECD countries.
The 2007 edition investigates the effects of expanding tertiary education on labour markets. Graduation rates from higher education have grown significantly in OECD countries in recent decades, but has the increasing supply of well-educated workers been matched by the creation of high-paying jobs? Or will everyone with a university degree some day work for the minimum wage? These questions are discussed by Andreas Schleicher, Head of the Indicators and Analysis Division, OECD Directorate for Education[audio:http://viphttp.yacast.net/viewontv/ocde/education_at_a_glance-e.mp3%5D