#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: +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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