#12 Media coverage

OECD Observer No 252/253, November 2005

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


"Hi, little brother of mine. From the Global.org standpoint, how's the economic outlook this time? Are we heading for shark-infested waters?

"Hello Michael, I hope you and your career are well. Ok, we see some recovery in the air. Caution is always required, of course.

"Cut to the chase, bruv. What's up? Interest rates? Debt?"

"Well, yes… And there's pensions… Look, you know as well as I do that reforms are needed. But that's long term. For now, evidence points to…"

"Thanks, bruv!" -Click-

"… growth. Oh no!"

[The next day]

BANG BANG BANG

"FRANKIE!"


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.

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Economic data

GDP growth: +0.5% Q2 2019 year-on-year
Consumer price inflation: 1.6% September 2019 annual
Trade: -1.9% exp, -0.9% imp, Q2 2019
Unemployment: 5.2% September 2019
Last update: 18 November 2019

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