Category Archives: Salary Purchasing Power Parity

The What? The Balassa–Samuelson Effect.

The Balassa–Samuelson effect is the theory behind the Salary Purchasing Power Parity Calculator (SPPP). The goal of this calculator is to determine how much salary, in a host location, will give an employee the same purchasing power as they currently have in … Continue reading

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How Does Your Salary Compare?

Most of us spend much of our time working for a salary. The average person will spend close to 40 years earning a salary of some sort. Do we spend enough time and effort making sure what we get paid … 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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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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Expatriate Salary Purchasing Power Parity

The core strategy driving expatriate pay programs globally is the principle of protecting an employees’ domestic income and spending power, irrespective of global location. How to achieve this has been an issue many organizations spend considerable time on. Exchange rates … 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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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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