Tag 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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Being An Expat, Your Salary, Your Cost of Living

In many social or work situations, I often get asked the question: “So what exactly do you do?” or “What is the business about?” My usual response is to explain that I am a part owner in a Cost of … Continue reading

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Cost of Living – Household Accommodation – October 2011

Cost of living rank of Household cost of living indexes as at October 2011 for 300 global locations. The indexes are calculated using the prices for specific quantities of the same goods and services in each location, based on expatriate … Continue reading

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Cost of living – Healthcare – October 2011

Cost of living rank of Healthcare cost of living indexes as at October 2011 for 300 global locations. The indexes are calculated using the prices for specific quantities of the same goods and services in each location, based on expatriate … Continue reading

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Cost of Living – Groceries – October 2011

Cost of living rank of Grocery cost of living indexes as at October 2011 for 300 global locations. The indexes are calculated using the prices for specific quantities of the same goods and services in each location, based on expatriate … Continue reading

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