The Big Mac as a Global Economic Measure

The Big Mac as Global Economic Equalizer--Who Knew?

Each year, the Economist magazine calculates a "Big Mac Index" that offers an unusual gauge of currency equivalencies, a comparative way to look at the value of labor in different countries, and other unexpected economic insights.

For a fascinating look at these kind of analytics, go to this story that appeared recently in the Atlantic magazine:    

 
 
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