#1 Introducing Frankie.org

OECD Observer No 239, September 2003

Click to enlarge. By Stik, especially for the OECD Observer.

"Helen!! Get Frankie in here... This paper on fixing unemployment will upset a lot of people. Redraft it!!" 

"But aren't tough reforms needed to boost jobs?"

"Yes, but don't forget, the unemployed need help. They need training. Now go!" 

"Tough meeting with the boss?"

"Put it this way... I might have to do that IT training course if I'm not careful!"

The world can be a complex place. See how Frankie and his colleagues at Global.org grapple with the thorny public policy issues of our time, in this new cartoon strip.

"Frankie.org" is by Stik, especially for the OECD Observer. Frankie welcomes your comments and advice.

Economic data

GDP growth: +0.2% Q4 2019
Consumer price inflation: 2.1% Dec 2019
Trade (G20): -0.7% exp, -0.9% imp, Q3 2019
Unemployment: 5.1% December 2019
Last update: 20 February 2020

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