#30 Global unemployment

OECD Observer No 274, October 2009

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

"Look at those poor jobless souls out in the streets Frankie! Unemployment is spiraling out of control, we are lucky to have a job in this climate!"

"Yes, Sir!"

"We have to take action. Encourage firms to avoid layoffs, especially coming up to Christmas."

"Sir, does that include my contract renewal?"

"Frankie, just write the report!"

"Sigh! Yes sir!"

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.

For more Frabkie.org, click here

Economic data

GDP growth: -9.8% Q2/Q1 2020 2020
Consumer price inflation: 1.3% Sep 2020 annual
Trade (G20): -17.7% exp, -16.7% imp, Q2/Q1 2020
Unemployment: 7.3% Sep 2020
Last update: 10 Nov 2020

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