Daily Archives: September 18, 2010

Tampa – Cost of Living

Tampa is a Gulf Coast city in the U.S. state of Florida. It serves as the county seat for Hillsborough County and is the 53rd largest city in the United States. Service, retail, finance, insurance and real estate play a … Continue reading

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St Louis – Cost of Living

St. Louis is an independent city in the U.S. state of Missouri. The city is the principal municipality of Greater St. Louis which is the largest urban area in Missouri and 16th-largest in the United States. St. Louis has 8 … Continue reading

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Seattle – Cost of Living

Seattle is the Northernmost major city on the West Coast of the United States. The major economic, cultural and educational center in the region, Seattle is the center of the Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue metropolitan area, the 15th largest in the United States, … Continue reading

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Salary Purchasing Power Parity

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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San Jose – Cost of Living

San Jose is the third-largest city in California and the tenth-largest in the United States. The large concentration of high-technology engineering, computer, and microprocessor companies around San Jose has led the area to be known as Silicon Valley. As the … Continue reading

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