Monthly Archives: December 2009

How to analyse countries side by side?

Question: I am the CFO for a company who has staff working on projects in around 20 countries. How can I use your product to put these countries side by side in one analysis. Answer: The best solution would be … Continue reading

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cost of living per diem rate question

Question: How can I run a report of what a per diem rate should be for a Canadian employee who is traveling on business to the UK. I want the information to cover the cost of food and miscellaneous expenses … Continue reading

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Cost of living questions

Question: I wonder in what way tax pressure and cost regarding social security are taken into account. As far as I can see the gross salary is calculated and not the net salary. Because of great differences in tax pressure, … Continue reading

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Learn more about cost of living

Internationally comparable cost of living data is crucial to forming sustainable expatriate pay policies and monitoring progress. Market exchange rates give misleading comparisons because they do not reflect salary purchasing power differences. Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) accounts for price differences … Continue reading

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