#6 Frankie panics

OECD Observer No 245, November 2004

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"Terrorism, trade tensions, fluctuating oil prices. ... Terry, that house we're buying, is it really the right time? ... I mean, our colleagues here say the economy is fine… US, EU, Japan all OK… oil prices steadier… But… what if prices jump, and rates go crazy? Or our jobs go… Terry, as someone who watches the world in a professional context, do you think things will brighten in the New Year?"

'Not if you don't clean out my tank!'

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 cartoon strip.

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