Daily Archives: July 28, 2010

Cyprus, Nicosia – Cost of Living

The economy of Cyprus is dominated by the division of the country into the southern area controlled by the Cyprus Government and the northern Turkish Cypriot-administered area. The Greek Cypriot economy is a prosperous one. Cyprus has an open, free-market, … Continue reading

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Cuba, Havana – Cost of Living

The economy of Cuba is a largely state-controlled, centrally planned economy overseen by the Cuban government, though there remains significant foreign investment and enterprise in Cuba. Most of the means of production are owned and run by the government and … Continue reading

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Croatia, Zagreb – Cost of Living

The Economy of Croatia is a service-based economy, with the service sector accounting for two thrids of the total GDP. Zagreb is the capital and the largest city of the Republic of Croatia. Zagreb’s transport connections, concentration of industry, scientific … Continue reading

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How to Calculate an International Cost of Living Allowance

A Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) is a salary supplement paid to employees to cover differences in the cost of living, particularly as a result of an international assignment. The amount of COLA should enable an expatriate to be able … Continue reading

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Furniture & Appliance International Cost of Living Ranking

This report provides you with the rank of Furniture & Appliance cost of living indexes for 282 global locations. The indexes are calculated using the prices for specific quantities of the same goods and services in each location, based on … Continue reading

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Cote DIvoire, Abidjan – Cost of Living

The Ivorian economy is largely market based and depends heavily on the agricultural sector. Almost 70% of the Ivorian people are engaged in some form of agricultural activity. Abidjan is the economic and former official capital of Cote D’Ivoire as … Continue reading

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