Daily Archives: October 13, 2010

Cameroon, Yaounde – Cost of Living

The economy of Cameroon is one of the ten highest in sub-Saharan Africa. Red tape, high taxes, and endemic corruption have impeded growth of the private sector. Unemployment was estimated at 30% in 2001, and about a third of the … Continue reading

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Canada, Ottawa – Cost of Living

The economy of Canada is one of the world’s wealthiest, with a high per-capita income, and it is a member of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the G8. It is one of the world’s top ten … Continue reading

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Spending and Cost of Living

  Spending patterns amongst expatriates on international assignments can vary a great deal. How do spending patterns impact expatriate salary calculations?   What expatriates spend their salaries on in their host country, is a result of a number of factors … Continue reading

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Canada, Montreal – Cost of Living

The economy of Canada is one of the world’s wealthiest, with a high per-capita income, and it is a member of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the G8. It is one of the world’s top ten … Continue reading

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Burundi, Bujumbura – Cost of Living

The economy of Burundi is one of the poorest in the world, owing in part to its landlocked geography, poor legal system, lack of access to education, and the proliferation of HIV/AIDS. Approximately 80% of Burundi’s population lives in poverty. … Continue reading

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